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WhatsApp has become an integral part of our lives. We exchange conversations, share those funny images, and GIFs to stay in touch with the ones we love. And for obvious reasons one would need a backup of their WhatsApp chat history for you never know when you would need it.
WhatsApp currently allows its users to backup their data in two ways. The first method is to upload your data to Google Drive or iCloud and the another way is to save the chat history as a text file. We've already covered the first method earlier. You can check it out here.
So, we will shed light on how to save your chat history as a text file. Follow the simple step-by-step guide below.
Step 1: Open the conversation you intend to save
Firstly, to back up the chat history as a text file, you'll have to open the conversation you intend to backup.
Step 2: Click on the three dotted icon
Then, click on the three dotted icons located towards the top right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Click on More
From the drop-down menu, click on the "More" option and then click on "Email" chat option.
Step 4: Select Attach Media if you want to backup along with the media
Now, a pop-up will show up on the screen asking you to select one of the two options - "Without Media" and "Attach Media." Select whatever the option your prefer.
Step 5: Send the chat to your Google account
Then, all you have to do is to send the chat backup to your Google account or whatever email service you use. Later, whenever you intend to see the conversation, just download the attachment from the email. That's it!