Dr.Fone User Guide for Whatsapp Transfer

Learn how to use Dr.Fone to transfer WhatsApp & WhatsApp Business between your iOS/Android devices and computers. Backup and restore your WeChat, LINE, Kik, and Viber on iOS. Download the latest version of Dr.Fone and get started now.

How To Backup and Restore WhatsApp Business on Android?

You might be finding a proper way to back up your WhatsApp Business account instead of keeping the backup of all data within your Android device. Although there are many methods that can be helpful, they are not quick and easy. Dr.Fone - WhatsApp Transfer gives you the leverage of maintaining data with ease along with the Android device. Learn how this tool helps in backing up and restoring data properly.

Backup and Restore WhatsApp Business on Android

The following steps will be quite helpful in guiding you through the entire process of backing up and restoring Android WhatsApp Business data. Look through these steps comprehensively and make sure to understand all on-screen instructions to avoid any discrepancies:

Step 1 Launch WhatsApp Transfer Tool

As you launch Dr.Fone on your computer, navigate to Toolbox > WhatsApp Transfer to launch the tool on a new window.

open whatsapp transfer toolbox

* Dr.Fone Mac version still has the old interface, but it does not affect the use of Dr.Fone function, we will update it as soon as possible.

Step 2 Access WhatsApp Business Backup Functions

Since we are dealing with WhatsApp Business, proceed to WA Business > Backup WhatsApp Business messages to initiate the data backup.

navigate to backup whatsapp business

Step 3 Observe Progress of Backup

The window that appears starts to display the progress of the WhatsApp Business backup.

preview android whatsapp business backup

Step 4 Follow the Instructions to Turn On End-to-End Encrypted Backup

Before the backup concludes successfully, the platform prompts a set of on-screen instructions to follow for successful execution of the process. You will have to follow this path, Settings > Chats > Chat backup > End-to-end encrypted backup to turn on the encrypted backup option for your WhatsApp Business.

Continue on the next screen of your Android device to select the Use 64-Digit Encryption Key Instead. Once you follow these instructions, click Next on the computer to open a new set of instructions.

enable end to end encrypted backup

Step 5 Generate and Scan 64-Digit Encryption Key

Following this, navigate under this path on your Android to generate a 64-digit key; Turn On > Generate Your 64-Digit Key. As the key appears on the screen of your Android, click Scan on the computer to automatically scan the key for the process.

generate an encrypted key to scan

Step 6 Save the Key and Create a Backup on the Android

You will be led to another set of on-screen instructions where you have to affirm about saving the encryption key by tapping on the I Saved My 64-Digit Key. Continue to tap the Create button to generate a backup file for your Android WhatsApp Business. Once done, click Next on the computer's screen to conclude the backup process.

save the backup on device

Step 7 Conclude Backing Up WhatsApp Business Android

As the screen displays the completion of the backup, click View It to immediately redirect to previewing the backup. Choose OK to conclude backing up your WhatsApp Business on Android.

conclude android whatsapp business backup

Step 8 Access Restore Function for WhatsApp Business

To restore the saved backups on Dr.Fone - WhatsApp Transfer, open the tool and proceed through WA Business > Restore to Device option.

launch whatsapp business restore tool

Step 9 View Backups and Select One

Look through the available backups that can be restored and click the View button adjacent to each backup file to preview it for restoration.

select backup to restore

Step 10 Preview The Details of the Backup Before Restoring

Go through the backup file and select the data that you wish to restore. Once done, click Restore to Device on the bottom of the screen.

view backup details and select

Step 11 Start WhatsApp Business Restoration

You will be directed to a new screen where you can click Restore to start the process.

initiate whatsapp business restoration

Step 12 Deal With Prompt

On receiving a prompt before starting the restoration of the backup file, decide what to do with the previous WhatsApp Business data on your Android. Click Backup if you want to save the data, or go with Continue to start the process.

continue with prompt

Step 13 View Restoration Progress

The next screen shows how much data has been restored to the Android.

check restoration progress

Step 14 Grant App Permissions

During the process, a prompt appears on the screen of your computer, asking you to grant app permissions on your Android device. On providing the permissions successfully, click Next on your computer to lead further.

grant permissions to the app

Step 15 Set Up WhatsApp Business Profile on Android

You will be prompted to set up your new WhatsApp Business profile after letting it re-install on your device. Provide the number, get a confirmation code, and set up your profile before leading to the main screen of WhatsApp Business. Once done, select Next on the computer screen.

set up new whatsapp business profile

Step 16 Change File Directory Name

It is important for you to rename a WhatsApp Business directory within your Android device for the successful restoration of the backup file. Open the File Manager of your Android and navigate through this Internal Storage > Android > media > com.whatsapp.gpw4b path to access this folder. Change the name of the directory to com.whatsapp.w4b and tap Next on your computer to proceed.

change directory name on android

Step 17 Restore Chat History On Android

Log back into your WhatsApp Business account, and restore the chat history with the options available, as provided in the on-screen instructions of the platform. As you click OK, the restoration process is nearing its conclusion.

restore chats on android

Step 18 Conclude Android WhatsApp Business Restore

The next screen displays the completion of WhatsApp Business Restore. Click OK to close down the entire process.

conclude whatsapp business restore

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