How to Delete WhatsApp Backup from iCloud on iPhone/iPad

When you need to delete WhatsApp backup from iCloud, just follow the detailed steps below to make it. If you need another better iCloud alternative to back up WhatsApp, explore the second section to get the useful way.

Kathy by Kathy Updated November 16, 2023
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Backing up WhatsApp to iCloud can effectively prevent data loss, but iCloud's limited storage capacity can often be troublesome. When WhatsApp backups occupy too much iCloud space, you may want to remove them from iCloud. How can you accomplish this? Keep reading to find answers.

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How to delete WhatsApp backup from iCloud

Now you can follow the instructions below to make it. And you need to disable the WhatsApp auto backup feature first. If you have already turned off it, just skip to the next part to delete your iCloud backup.

Part 1. Turn off WhatsApp auto backup to iCloud

To disable automatic WhatsApp backups via iCloud, follow the steps below to finish the process on your iPhone/iPad.

Launch WhatsApp on your device > Choose the Settings button from the button bar > Click the Chats option > Tap on Chat Backup > Choose Auto Backup and tap on Off to accomplish the action.

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Part 2. Delete WhatsApp backup from iCloud on iPhone/iPad

When you need to know how to delete WhatsApp backup from iCloud on iPhone/iPad, find answers here.

Just go to the Settings app on your device > Select your name at the top > Choose iCloud and then select Manage Storage > Tap on WhatsApp Messenger > Press Edit at the top-right corner and select Delete Data to make it.

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That’s all about how to delete WhatsApp backup from iCloud only. Then all of your WhatsApp chats, photos, videos, and documents will be deleted from iCloud.

How to back up WhatsApp without iCloud

For individuals with a lot of crucial WhatsApp data, backing up WhatsApp is a wise choice. However, iCloud only provides 5GB of capacity for free users, making WhatsApp backup frustrating. But don't worry, FoneTool can help you perfectly solve this problem.

laugh Super-fast backup speed: FoneTool can help you move all WhatsApp data from iPhone/iPad to PC in a very short time. For intance, thousands of photos can be transferred in a few minutes.
laugh Support restoring to another Apple ID: You can restore your iPhone WhatsApp backup to another iOS device without Apple ID limitation.
laugh No data leakage: FoneTool only relies on USB connection, so you can move all your data in an absolutely secure environment.
laugh Easily to export data: Once the backup is completed, you can simply export the WhatsApp backup to your computer to view them directly.
laugh No size restrictions: FoneTool imposes no limits on the size of backed-up files. The quantity you can back up only depends on the capacity of the target device (PC, external hard drive, etc.).

Now you can download it on your Windows PC to learn how to back up WhatsApp without iCloud.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone/iPad to computer via a reliable USB cable. Then open FoneTool.

Step 2. Choose WhatsApp Manager > Go to WhatsApp and move the cursor to Backup WhatsApp > Tap on the Get Started button.

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Tip: You can also click the WA Business option to back up your WhatsApp Business app even if the app keeps crashing.

Step 3. You can check Enable Backup Encryption to protect your private data > Select a destination to save your WhatsApp backup from the Backup Storage Path option > Click Start Backup to begin the task.

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Once the backup process is completed, you can go to the Backup History page to restore it to your iPhone/iPad next time.

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Tip: Except for the WhatsApp backup function, the rich-feature FoneTool can also help you selectively or fully back up iPhone/iPad data. If necessary, you can go to Phone Backup to explore it.


Now you can know how to delete WhatsApp backup from iCloud clearly. When it comes to WhatsApp backup, FoneTool's powerful capabilities can effectively solve shortcomings like slow backup speeds and limited storage capacity within iCloud. Hope you can have a great experience while using it.


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