Backup WhatsApp Chats

Prabhansh Jain Updated by Prabhansh Jain

Backing up your WhatsApp Chats With A Chrome Plugin

In this guide, we provide you a step-by-step guide on how you can backup or export your WhatsApp Chat History for free.

Step by Step

  1. On the Google Chrome Browser, Install the “Backup WhatsApp Chats” Chrome Plugin from the Chrome Webstore

Download link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/backup-whatsapp-chats/ibpjljmgmpnfbjbjdajbldfekkcnencp

  1. Open web.whatsapp.com on your computer using the Google Chrome Browser
  2. Open the WhatsApp app on your phone by tapping on it
  3. Open the Chats screen and select Menu and then WhatsApp Web
  4. There will be a QR code (which looks like a scrambled barcode) on the computer screen. Scan this using your phone
How to use WhatsApp on a PC
  1. Open the “Chat Backup” add from the top-right side of your Google Chrome Browser
the tool to backup whatsapp chats from WhatsApp Web
  1. Choose the Date Range and click on the “Download WhatsApp Chats” button
  2. Allow the chat download to be completed
the backup whatsapp chats process

The chat backup shall be stored as json files

Exported JSON File

Video Guide

Here is a detailed video guide on how to backup your WhatsApp Chats

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