After announcing that a long list of cell phones will lose the application starting in November, WhatsApp prepares new bad news for its more than 2 billion users, although this time it affects only Android users: coming soon Google could limit the message storage plan on the platform.
Currently, Google offers unlimited storage for WhatsApp backup chats via Google Drive, your cloud app.
Thus, saving WhatsApp chat backups on Google Drive has become one of the easiest and most effective ways for users of an instant messaging platform owned by Facebook They can change their phones and keep their old messages and chats.
So far, WhatsApp backups do not count towards the Google Drive storage quota thanks to a agreement between the two companies.
Nevertheless, this could change. At least that is what WaBetaInfo, the site specialized in leaks about the messaging application, announced.
“Unfortunately, the release date is unknownbut we are carefully following the development of the feature and will keep you updated as usual “the report stated.
According to 2020 data, WhatsApp has 33.43 million users in the country and this change could affect 95% of Argentines who have Android phones, according to Statista.
“Google could stop offering unlimited storage for WhatsApp backups, but will switch to a limited plan (2000MB per user)”reported WABetainfo.
“This new plan has not yet been announced and everything may change in the coming weeks, but this is the idea around the new way to store WhatsApp backups on Google Drive “he added.