WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging applications globally because Whatsapp didn’t store its data over the cloud, and people used to take a proper backup of their chats. However, Whatsapp uses Google Drive and iCloud storage for restore and backup functionality. We have noticed some people complain about the slow jam and restorations taking longer than usual.

There were many people, for those chats are the most important things if you are also a victim of WhatsApp Backup, then this guide potentially helps you. There could be multiple reasons behind slow WhatsApp Backup restoring or backup. Follow the following instructions step by step mentioned down below. Without further delay, let’s check this out.

When restoring or backing up a WhatsApp backup, why does it take so long?

data-preserver-spaces="true">This is one of the most common problems with both Android and iOS users. Most likely, people are stuck at the restoration point. We will discuss all the possible reasons and try to resolve them. Let’s Investigate and dig into it.

Huge Amount of Data

It might be possible that your backup, despite Chats it includes other messes such as Voice Notes, Images, Videos, Documents, and more, which might in total have massive data to recover. In this situation, it could make it possible that your Cellular network is unreliable, so we suggested using stable or use Wi-Fi connectivity to proceed further.

Low Device Space

As we have mentioned above, if your WhatsApp backup has a massive database, it also requires some space for your device to store. Check your storage overview. If you do find not enough space, make storage available to keep by clearing and removing unwanted files from your device.

Inappropriate Network Settings

To restore the backup then it requires connecting with Google Drive to continue refreshing your backup. We recommend you to check for the network and if you found your network to be unstable, then try troubleshooting by contacting your ISP (Internet Service Provider). If the backup is suddenly stopped, you can also start by switching the device or restarting the process.

Problem with iCloud or Google Drive Cloud Storage

Whatsapp doesn’t store the backup on their cloud. Instead, it uses the Platform property storage solution for Android, Whatsapp utilizes the Google Cloud, and on iOS, it uses the iCloud. This also makes the backup, and to maintain its encryption, it is most likely to be a better choice. If you encounter this error and not been solved with the method mentioned above, the problem could be due to the downtime of Apple or Google Server.

You can check the maintenance or real-time downtime on their official Twitter handle, or either you can check the DownDector. So hopefully, this guide helps you investigate some of the factors why you have encountered restoring backup takes time. For further query share your query with us in the comment section down below.