Where whatsapp stores a backup?

Hello! With my smartphone was a problem and did a roll back to factory settings. When installing whatsapp I have recovered all the data from January and February, and multimedia and is also about 500 MB - all these data in principle, I do not need. Was wondering where are all these chat rooms and photos on Google drive perhaps? Where to find them? I have Android.
July 9th 19 at 10:52
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July 9th 19 at 10:54
The default data is stored in:


Media is downloaded to the photo folder and there folder WhatsApp.

If WhatsApp has been configured to backup to the cloud (in this case Google Drive), in the web interface of Google Drive there is a menu, Manage Apps, and there - WhatsApp:

Try to remove the data from there.
I realized this on the phone? Is Google drive not saved? - rodrick_Trantow commented on July 9th 19 at 10:57
: On the phone.

You can create a manual backup to an independent data transfer between devices. One of the ways of export of such backup - Google Drive.
https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/ru/android/20887921 - Carli commented on July 9th 19 at 11:00
The fact that you can create, I know, but the question is, WHERE in Google drive they are, open Google drive, but don't see anything similar...somewhere needs this data to be in which folder? - rodrick_Trantow commented on July 9th 19 at 11:03
: If You did the backup yourself, you WhatsApp just pulled the data from the built-in non-system memory (called sdcard) the path mentioned above. - Carli commented on July 9th 19 at 11:06
Once done backup, I think on Google drive somewhere should lie, but can not find for some reason. As far as I know the phone data can be stored for some little time, think a week, but there already since the beginning of the year recovered - rodrick_Trantow commented on July 9th 19 at 11:09
: Could you specify, please, Your question:

You want to find your old backup, made for a very long time to recover the data yourself?
Or You want to find an explanation for how You got yourself caught up before data after phone reset? If resetting your saved data on the /sdcard/, then WhatsApp got them out. I have not heard about the limit per week - Carli commented on July 9th 19 at 11:12
I want to find an old backup and remove it, as all the photos I have, but to litter the Google drive I would not want to. Do the phone has WhatsApp/Databases/ there is one file in 19Мб - probably after a reset the new files, but when the data was restored, I noticed that it was nearly half a Gigabyte multimedia. Besides, it seems to me that after resetting the phone it does not have any data to stay. - rodrick_Trantow commented on July 9th 19 at 11:15
Have Android phones there are two memory - internal and external (sdcard).
The phone reset = reset internal memory to factory settings.
External memory it is usually not reset. All the media (photos in the DCIM folder), as well as data or settings of some programs remain on the sdcard.

I understand the clarification question. Now will update the post. - Carli commented on July 9th 19 at 11:18
: Thank you, all well explained, really everything was there. - rodrick_Trantow commented on July 9th 19 at 11:21
: Was happy to help. =)
Have a productive week! - Carli commented on July 9th 19 at 11:24
Thank you! and You too:) - rodrick_Trantow commented on July 9th 19 at 11:27

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