The iPhone users always work with the iCloud platform both for backup and restore action. Google drive is something a new concept in the iPhone platform.

Here, you are going deal with the backup WhatsApp to Google drive on iPhone. You have to choose the right tool to establish this task. It sounds to be simple but there are complexities in the successful completion of the backup process.

Part 1: Can I backup WhatsApp to Google drive on iPhone directly?

As per the professional’s perspective, it is not possible to make a backup WhatsApp to Google drive on iPhone in a direct method. You must think about the alternative to run this process without data loss.

It is by default, most of the iPhone settings are enabled to make an automatic backup with the iCloud storage. You have to explore ways to carry out this backup process optimally.

However, you can make use of the Android intermediator to back up the WhatsApp messages to Google Drive from the iPhone. Initially, transfer the WhatsApp from iPhone to Android and then create a backup from Android to Google Drive. It sounds good! am I right? Look below to learn the steps in detail.

Part 2: How to backup WhatsApp on iPhone to Google Drive?

Backuping WhatsApp on iPhone to Google Drive will take you 3 steps.

  • 1. Backup WhatsApp messages on iPhone to computer.
  • 2. Restore your WhatsApp messages from iPhone backup to Android.
  • 3. After completing this process you can backup the WhatsApp messages to the Google Drive platform using the built-in setup of WhatsApp.

The above step 1 and step 2 should be done with MobileTrans - WhatsApp Transfer. It is a sophisticated toolkit with many built-in features to assist the customers in the safe handling of social app data. You can make use of WhatsApp Transfer feature to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android directly. Except that, you can choose to backup up your WhatsApp messages to computer to avoid data loss.

Step 1: Backup WhatsApp messages on iPhone

  1. First, you should download the MobileTrans program on your computer. Launch the program soon after the successful installation and then connect your iPhone with the PC.
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  3. Next select ‘WhatsApp Transfer’ from the home screen of MobileTrans. This option deals with all sorts of restore process in social apps.
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  5. In the left panel, you can find a lot of options like WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber etc. Choose ‘WhatsApp’ from the left panel of the screen and select ‘Backup WhatsApp messages’ option.
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  7. MobileTrans will detect your WhatsApp on your computer.Press the ‘Start’ button at the right bottom of the screen to trigger the transfer.
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  9. Finally, the transfer process ends thereby creating a backup of the WhatsApp messages on the iPhone.
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Step 2: Restore WhatsApp backup from iPhone to android

  1. Open your MobileTrans and connect your android phone with the PC.
  2. Next select ‘WhatsApp Transfer’ from the home screen of MobileTrans and then choose "Restore to device" under WhatsApp tab.
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  4. Then you will see the former backups you have made on your computer. Just choose your iPhone backups to restore.
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  6. After that, you can see the backup file on your iPhone has been restored to your Android phone.
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Step 3: Backup WhatsApp from Android to Google drive

After making a backup of the WhatsApp messages on the Android device, then it is the right time to move the content in Google Drive. Despite iCloud storage, you can try out the backup in the Google Drive to ensure safe storage without any data loss. You can retrieve the data anytime from your drive easily.

Manage the important WhatsApp messages in Google Drive and enjoy the benefits. This drive can support larger files wisely and stored in an organized manner. This type of organized storage facilitates easy and quick retrieval.

  1. Open the WhatsApp on your Android phone.
  2. Go to the ‘Settings’ option at the top right side of the screen
  3. Then select the ‘Chats’ option from the list
  4. Proceed with the selection of ‘Chat backup’
  5. Finally, beneath the Google Drive label change the option in the ‘Back up to Google Drive’ to assist the back up of WhatsApp messages in the drive.


Now, you must be clear in making backup WhatsApp Google Drive on the iPhone. Follow the above guidelines for flawless results.

Final Words

This guide assists the iPhone users to create a backup of their WhatsApp messages on Google Drive via the Android device. Now, most of the readers have understood that it is impossible of the direct backup process between iPhone and Google Drive.

The MobileTrans plays a vital role as an intermediator to achieve this task optimally. All the above-discussed transfers occurred without any data loss. It is a reliable technique to protect your WhatsApp messages in safe storage for a future reference.

Nicola Massimo

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