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How to Upgrade to Official WhatsApp on the Android Phone?

By Holly McQuillan, Product Manager | Updated on October 10, 2019.

Our MobileTrans installs a specific version WhatsApp to Android phone. Please follow the steps to install normal WhatsApp Messenger and keep transferred WhatsApp messages.

Step 1

Open WhatsApp > Chats backup > Backup, select Never under Google Drive backup. Then click on BACKUP to back up data to the local phone.

Step 2

Wait until it succeeds the backup. You can see the time besides Local after it completes.

Step 3

Uninstall WhatsApp and install official WhatsApp Messenger. Activate your WhatsApp account with the same phone number and operate as the image shows on the device. You're able to back up to Google Drive in the normal WhatsApp. Go to WhatsApp > Chats backup > Google Drive.

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