Backups are files that take up a lot of storage space in your Gmail account, especially if you include large videos. Learn how to save your backups to another email.
The WhatsApp backup is an exact duplicate of all the conversations you have had with your contacts, here the following files will be included: photos, videos, Word documents, Excel, PDF, etc. In case you are at the limit of occupying all the free storage space that Gmail gives you, from Depor we will show you a trick to store the backup in another email.
Last June 2021, Google announced that Gmail, Drive and Google Photos will simultaneously share up to 15 gigabytes of free storage, if you exceed this amount you will not be able to save any additional files and you will have to pay for one of the Google One plans for more space.
It is important to clarify that WhatsApp backups are files that can weigh many gigabytes, with two or three copies is more than enough for you to occupy the entire free Gmail space, and especially if you include photos and videos. For this reason, it is always good to create more than one email account, because if the main one is about to fill up you have a second option to back you up.
THE STEPS TO SAVE A WHATSAPP BACKUP TO ANOTHER GMAIL ACCOUNT
First, check that WhatsApp has no pending updates in the Google Play Store for Android or App Store for iOS.
Now, enter the application and press on the three vertical dots located in the upper right corner.
Several options will be displayed, access the “Settings”.
Here tap on the “Chats” > “Backup” section.
Scroll down and in the “Google Drive Settings” section, tap on “Google Account”.
You will get your main account, click on “Add account”. You will probably be asked for the security pattern, PIN, password or mobile fingerprint, add it.
Also put your email and Gmail password.
That’s all, now the “Google Account” option in WhatsApp will no longer show your main email, but the backup one. It is recommended to create a backup for each month, because you never know when you will lose your phone or you may be a victim of theft, to do this, click on “Save to Google Drive” and choose “Monthly”, also, disable the switch that says “Include videos” so that the copy does not weigh too much.
How to hide your name in WhatsApp groups?
From the browser of your choice open the following web page: Share.
Select what is in the box and copy it.
Then you will have to log in to WhatsApp on your Android or iOS mobile.
Click on “Settings” and then on your “Profile”.
The option to edit your “Name” will be enabled.
At that moment you will have to paste the text you copied previously.
Click on “Save” and you will see that your name will remain blank.
This way, every time you are added to a WhatsApp group, the members will only be able to see your number.
HOW TO REMOVE THE MESSAGE “CHANGED YOUR SECURITY CODE” IN WHATSAPP
The first thing to do is to log in to WhatsApp.
Now go to Settings and click on Account.
Then go to Security.
There you will see an active tab that says “Show security notifications on this phone”.