WhatsApp: the trick to prevent Google from having access to your conversations

WhatsApp It is the most used instant messaging application in the world, as it currently accumulates more than 5 billion users according to the download record from the Google Play Store. The aforementioned Meta company platform has end-to-end encryption, which means that only you and the person with whom you are talking can access the content of your conversations, however, if you fear or suspect that Google intercepts your chats, we will teach you a trick to strengthen the security and privacy of your account.

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It is a fact that no one can see your conversations from WhatsApp, not even the same application, but, previously, the backup copies were stored in the cloud (Google Drive), which means that Google could have access to this information. Everything changed when the green app added end-to-end encryption to backups, so not even Google was able to access this information, so today we will explain the steps to activate this tool.

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HOW TO PREVENT GOOGLE FROM ACCESSING YOUR CONVERSATIONS

  • First, make sure WhatsApp do not have pending updates in the Google Play Store.
  • Now, open the app and press the three vertical points that are located in the upper right part.
  • Several options will be displayed, choose the one that says ‘Settings’ or ‘Configuration’.
  • Then, enter the ‘Chats’ section and ‘then Backup’.
  • Activate the ‘End-to-end encrypted backup’ option.

Ready, the backup copies of the original data of WhatsApp that are stored on Google Drive will also have end-to-end encryption. No one will be able to see the content of your conversations and in this way you will reinforce the privacy and security of your account.

Do you have a problem with WhatsApp? Do you need to report it? If you have any kind of problem, then you should write to their contact email: [email protected] or [email protected] You can also make the same request from your iPhone through the exclusive service for iOS.

Now, if you need to make a general query, you can fill in the form using this link. There you simply have to put your phone number, in addition to the code of your region, and then write your message after identifying yourself.

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