WhatsApp is the most used messaging platform in the world. Big changes are coming to the platform in the new year. The days of unlimited storage are coming to an end. The users who have been getting free storage for chat backup on WhatsApp will not get it anymore.
WhatsApp is going to implement this decision within the next few months. Chat backup will notify users 30 days before chat backup by sending notification.
WhatsApp chats, photos and videos together increase the amount of storage. Many people think that the free storage of Google Drive will end quickly as a result of backup from now on. Because the platform is going to keep only 15 GB for data backup. If you need more than 15 GB of space to backup messages and documents, you will have to pay for a subscription to Google One. But you will get 100 GB storage.
But there are ways to get rid of the problem without spending any money. Then delete the extra and useless files. You can also reduce the data size.
What to do to reduce data size
* You can turn on the disappearing message feature of WhatsApp. As a result, when you backup a chat, it won’t be too big.
* Sometimes delete extra messages, pictures, videos. Otherwise, the backup size will be larger.
* Media can turn off automatic download settings. You can download only the images or videos you need.
* Can turn on low storage alert. Then it will alert you when the storage is running low. Then you can reduce the data size.
References: News 18, Times of India