After what happened to Facebook users’ data and the whole controversy there are still many questions about how much data people should share online. Another thing that is important is where to share the data. So it really depends on you whether you think it’s okay to share your data on this platform or not. But if you have decided not to share your Whatsapp data on Facebook here we are to help you.
You probably know that Whatsapp is a pretty safe messaging application and this might be the reason why you started using it in the first place. Well hacking this app is not impossible but your conversations are encrypted on Whatsapp. This means no third party can read them. But you also should know that this platform belongs to Facebook company.
Is whatsapp data being shared with Facebook?
Recently Facebook-owned Whatsapp has been under the scanner for allegedly sharing information with its parent company. The company’s answer tho this,however, was that “We collect very little data of the users and every message is end-to-end encrypted.”
So now it depends on you whether you believe this statement about your Whatsapp data or not but a little cautiousness is necessary.
How to stop Whatsapp data from being shared with Facebook
If you have decided to prevent your Whatsapp data from being shared with its parent company, this is the way to do so.
How to restore Whatsapp messages
WhatsApp automatically creates a backup of your chat data everyday at 4 am system time, and this data is stored on the SD card of your Android phone. When you re-install the app, you are prompted to restore your message history. Simply tap Restore and everything less than seven days old is restored.
- Uninstall WhatsApp.
- Open the WhatsApp database or backup folder.
- Rename that file
- When asked to restore, tap Restore.