WhatsApp unlimited chat backup on Google drive may get limited soon as some reports surfaced online. The popular meta-owned instant messaging platform uses Google drive for chats backup on Android. Google is also working on limiting the space on Google drive for WhatsApp backups. The messaging app uses iCloud on iOS for chat backups and it already has limited space on iCloud for all the backups.
For a quite long time, there has been an unlimited space for chat backups on Google Drive on Android but this is now about to change in the future. As usual the new first published on WhatsApp beta tracker WABetaInfo. WABetaInfo found some code changes in the chat app that hint that this change is taking place soon and unlimited Google Drive backup on Android will end.
The beta tracker also shared some screenshots which showed some changes in the code which will let users inform that their Google Drive backup is almost full. Users will also be notified when they reached the maximum storage for chat backups. The app will send notifications about storage when users will start backing up their chats on Google Drive. Also, users have the option to remove some specific files of large sizes from backing up to save storage.
The screenshot from the beta tracker also shows that Google would offer a certain amount of storage on Google Drive for chat backups. It is not yet clear how much storage google would allow for chat backups.
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