How to Backup WhatsApp Business App: 3 Detailed Solutions

Written By Axel Nash | Jun 18,2020

“How can I backup WhatsApp Business account data so that all my leads won’t be lost?”

If you have been using the WhatsApp Business app for a while now, then you can also encounter a similar issue. You might already know that WhatsApp offers a dedicated app for small businesses to showcase their products and engage with their customers. Since your WhatsApp Business account can have a lot of important data, it is recommended to maintain its backup. In this post, I will provide 3 solutions to take WhatsApp Business backup like a pro.

Part 1: Backup WhatsApp Business App Data to iCloud [For iPhone]

Just like the Standard WhatsApp app, the Business application can also be linked to your iCloud account. In this way, you can easily backup WhatsApp Business data to your iCloud account and resort it later on. Since Apple only provides 5 GB of free space on iCloud, you might need to buy more storage to take WhatsApp Business backup. Here are some simple steps you can take to do WhatsApp Business chat backup.

  1. Firstly, launch the WhatsApp Business application on your device and go to its Settings option by tapping on the gear icon from the bottom panel.
  2. Now, navigate to its Chat Settings > Chat Backup and make sure that your iCloud account is linked to WhatsApp Business here.
  3. To take an immediate backup of WhatsApp Business data, tap on the “Back Up Now” button. Subsequently, you can also go to the Auto Backup feature to set automatic schedule for daily or weekly backup.

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Bonus: Restore the WhatsApp Business Backup

After taking a backup of your WhatsApp Business data, you can also restore it to your iPhone. To do that, you need to reinstall the WhatsApp Business app on it. Also, make sure that your iPhone is connected to the same iCloud account beforehand. Now, when you launch WhatsApp, just enter the same number as before to set up your account. It will automatically detect the presence of a WhatsApp business backup and will let you restore it.

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Limitations

  • • Can only restore your data while performing an initial setup
  • • The existing data on your WhatsApp is deleted
  • • Limited free storage of just 5 GB in iCloud

Part 2: Backup WhatsApp Business App Data to Google Drive [For Android]

Just like iPhone, you can also take WhatsApp Business chat backup on your Android. Though, you would have to connect the WhatsApp Business app to your Google Drive to make it work. You can take an immediate WhatsApp Business backup or even schedule it for daily or weekly intervals as well. Here’s how you can backup WhatsApp Business app data to your Google Drive account.

  1. To start with, just launch the WhatsApp Business app on your Android and tap on the three-dot icon on the top to visit its Settings.
  2. Subsequently, browse to its Settings > Chats > Chat Backup to get its dedicated options. Visit the “Google Drive Settings” option and tap on your account and make sure it is linked to your Google account.
  3. To backup WhatsApp Business data, just tap on the “Back up” button. Also, you can set up a schedule for the backup process or select if you wish to include videos in the backup file or not.

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Bonus: Restore WhatsApp Business backup to Android

To restore an existing WhatsApp Business chat backup, firstly reinstall the application on your device. Once you launch it, just enter the same number that is linked to your WhatsApp Business account. Also, your device should be synced to your Google account where the backup is stored. In no time, WhatsApp will detect an existing WhatsApp Business backup and will let you restore it to your Android again.

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Limitations

  • • The saved WhatsApp chats would be deleted
  • • You can’t extract the backup content on any other device

Part 3: Backup WhatsApp Business Data to Computer with MobileTrans - WhatsApp Transfer

As you can see, Google Drive and iCloud have so many limitations to take WhatsApp Business chat backup. Therefore, if you wish to backup WhatsApp Business data to your computer, then you can use MobileTrans – WhatsApp Transfer. It provides a one-click solution to backup all the data from your WhatsApp Business account. This includes your chats, exchanged media files, documents, contact details, group information, and more. Later, you can restore the WhatsApp Business backup to any device of your choice (Android or iOS).

Since MobileTrans – WhatsApp Transfer is fully compatible with all the leading Android and iPhone models, you won’t encounter any issue using it. To take WhatsApp Business backup using MobileTrans, you can follow these steps:

Step 1: Connect your device to the system

To backup WhatsApp Business data, just connect the source device to the computer and launch MobileTrans on it. Now, go to the WhatsApp Transfer module, select WhatsApp from the sidebar, and choose to backup WhatsApp data.

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Step 2: Backup WhatsApp Business data to your Computer

The application will automatically detect your device and would display its snapshot here. Also, you can view the kind of WhatsApp data that MobileTrans can save. Now, to take WhatsApp Business chat backup, just click on the “Start” button.

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If you own an iPhone, then you just need to wait as of now. On the other hand, the application will display a simple guide for Android users. Firstly, you need to unlock your device and go to WhatsApp Settings > Chats > Chat Backup to take a backup on the local storage of your phone.

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After that, you need to reinstall WhatsApp and log-in to your account. Now, skip the option to restore Google Drive backup and choose to restore your WhatsApp data from the local storage instead.

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Step 3: Remove your phone

That’s it! Now you just need to wait for a while as the application would backup WhatsApp Business data to the computer. When the process is completed, you will be notified so that you can safely remove your device.

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Step 4: Restore WhatsApp Backup (optional)

If you want, you can also restore the WhatsApp Business backup from MobileTrans to the same or any other device. To do that, connect the target device, launch MobileTrans – WhatsApp Transfer, and select the option to restore its backup. Now, you can just select an existing backup from the list of the saved files and restore its content to the connected device.

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That’s a wrap, everyone! Now when you know three different ways to backup WhatsApp Business data, you can easily keep your chats safe. Apart from storing WhatsApp Business backup to your iCloud or Google Drive, you can also use MobileTrans – WhatsApp Transfer. It is a 100% safe solution to take WhatsApp Business chat backup to your computer. The application can also be used to restore your backup to any device or just transfer WhatsApp Business app data from one device to another directly.

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Axel Nash

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