How to Restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive with/without Uninstalling
Please help! I lost all the WhatsApp messages on my phone. How do I restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive without reinstalling? I don't want to delete the app."
When it comes to restoring WhatsApp backup to Android, there are two official ways, namely, to restore from a Google Drive backup or a local backup. Both methods involve deleting and reinstalling WhatsApp. If you are a WhatsApp user who is accustomed to creating backup with Google Drive, and you want to know how to Restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive, we've got you covered.
This article covers the official way to restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive to Android. Also, if you find it a hassle to uninstall and reinstall WhatsApp, a solution on how to restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive without uninstalling the app is provided as well. So keep reading.
- Part 1: How to Restore WhatsApp Backup from Google Drive
- Part 2: How to Restore WhatsApp Backup from Google Drive without Uninstalling
- Pro Tip: How to Retrieve Deleted WhatsApp Messages on Android without Backup
Part 1: How to Restore WhatsApp Backup from Google Drive
Suggested by WhatsApp, restoring WhatsApp backup from Google Drive by reinstalling WhatsApp can be easily and quickly done. Without any delay, let's discuss the detailed steps.
Step 1：Check Your Last Google Drive Backup
Before restoring your WhatsApp chat, head to WhatsApp Settings > Chats > Chat Backup, tap Backup to make sure your WhatsApp backup is up to date.
Step 2. Uninstall and Reinstall WhatsApp
Once the backup has been saved, uninstall WhatsApp from your device and reinstall it from Google Play Store on your Android device.
Step 4: Start the Restoration Process
Once you have verified the device, you will be prompted to restore your chats and media from Google Drive. So, click the "Restore" button, and wait for the restoration process to completed.
Step 5: Restoration Completed
Once done, click the Next button to continue the process. WhatsApp will display all the chats that are restored. After that, Tap Next and WhatsApp will continue to restore your media files.
Part 2: How to Restore WhatsApp Backup from Google Drive without Uninstalling
If you don't want to uninstall your WhatsApp application, but want to restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive, then you can get help with Tenorshare UltData for Android. This application helps download WhatsApp backup on Google Drive without uninstalling the application. Also, using this app, you can do many other things as well, such as recovering deleted WhatsApp messages without backup, getting back lost phone data including photos, call logs, contacts, etc. from any Android phones.
Let's see how to restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive without uninstalling.
First, download and run Ultdata for Android on your PC. After the program is launched, click the "Recover From Google Drive" option.
Sign into your Google account that is used to create the WhatsApp backup.
Once you are signed in, click the "Recover WhatsApp Data" option on the dashboard.
Choose the backup that you want to recover and click Download.
Verify your WhatsApp account by filling in the your county code and number.
Let the application scan the WhatsApp data and soon all your data, including messages, audios, documents and more, will be shown on the screen. Select the data you need and hit the Recover button. You’ll get a popup window with the result of the recovering process.
That's it! You have finally recovered the data from the Google Drive backup.
Pro Tip: How to Retrieve Deleted WhatsApp Messages on Android without Backup
Can't restore a Google Drive backup or accidentally deleted your WhatsApp messages? No more worries! Ultdata for Android can help you out. As a WhatsApp data recovoery tool, it is capable of recovering deleted WhatsApp messages without backup in no time. Below is the complete guide on how to recover WhatsApp messages without backup.
Launch the application and click the "Recover WhatsApp data" option.
Next, connect your device to the PC and enable USB debugging. If you don't know how to enable USB debugging, You can follow the instructions on the screen.
Once the program detects your Android device, you will get the Successfully Connected message on the screen. Next, click the “Start” option to continue the process.
In the next step, log in to your WhatsApp account on your Android device and create the backup file to avoid data loss.
This tool will start scanning your WhatsApp account. Once the process is done, you will see the recoverable WhatsApp data on your screen. So, choose the data you want to recover and click the "Recover" option.
Allow a few minutes for the recovery process to completed. Once done, you’ll find your deleted WhatsApp messages are retrieved.
You have learned all the ways how to restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive with/without Uninstalling. You can try all the above methods and restore WhatsApp data with one click. Also, you can download Tenorshare UltData for Android, which helps restore WhatsApp data from Google Drive and local backup as well. Using this tool, you can also create your own backup and restore the data on new devices. If you have more questions about how to restore WhatsApp backup, you can leave a comment, and we will get back to you soon.
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