Turn Off WhatsApp Backup
On Android smartphones, first launch WhatsApp and tap more options button at the upper right corner of the screen.
- Chats section.
- Select Chat backup.
- Touch Back up to Google Drive option on Google Drive settings.
Choose Never from the options appeared. After that, WhatsApp will no longer save a copy of your conversation history to Google Drive.
For iPhone, the steps are similar:
- First, launch WhatsApp and access to Settings.
- Tap Chats.
- Continue with Chat Backup.
- Enter Auto Backup and select Off.