How To Restore Whatsapp Backup From Google Drive

WhatsApp’s backup feature is a lifesaver that allows us to back up all our data, including chats, audio, and videos, on Google Drive. This feature makes it easy for us to retrieve data if we happen to lose our phone or have to reinstall the application. In this blog post, we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive.


  • You should have backed up WhatsApp data on Google Drive.
  • You should use the same phone number and Google account to restore the backup.

Restoring WhatsApp backup from Google Drive

Step 1: Uninstall and Reinstall WhatsApp

The restoration process starts with uninstalling and reinstalling WhatsApp. To uninstall WhatsApp, go to your phone’s Settings -> Apps -> WhatsApp -> Uninstall. Once you have uninstalled it, you can reinstall it from your phone’s app store.

Step 2: Log in to Your Account

After reinstalling WhatsApp, open the application and log in using your phone number. Remember to use the same number that you used to back up your data.

Step 3: Restore from Google Drive

Once you have logged in, WhatsApp will automatically detect the backup on Google Drive. You will see a prompt with a Restore button. Click on it to start the restoration process.

<p>WhatsApp will start restoring your chats first. Once that's done, it will start restoring your media files, which may take some time depending on the size of the backup and the speed of your internet connection.</p>

Step 4: Complete the Setup

After the restoration process, click on the Next button to set up your profile. Once you have finished setting up your profile, you will be able to access your chats and media files.

And that’s it! You have successfully restored your WhatsApp backup from Google Drive!


The process of restoring WhatsApp backup from Google Drive is straightforward. The only catch is that you need to use the same phone number and Google account that you used while backing up your data.