How to Archive WhatsApp Chats

How to Archive WhatsApp Chats


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You may not want the conversation you had with someone on WhatsApp to appear on your chat page, and you may not want to delete that conversation from your WhatsApp. You may also want to easily find some of your specific conversations on WhatsApp without losing it among the many other conversations. In that case, you can archive that particular conversation on WhatsApp.

Archiving a chat means hiding that chat window from the chat page and moving it to a folder called Archived chats.

Steps to Archive Chat in WhatsApp

Follow these steps to archive a WhatsApp chat

Step 1You must first select your conversation with the desired contact so that the check mark appears next to the person's name.

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Step 2 In the menu displayed at the top of the screen, tap the square icon with a down arrow.

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If no such icon is displayed in your WhatsApp, touch the three dots icon ( ) at the top right of the screen and select Archive chat.

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As a result, the conversation is removed from the chat list and archived. Archived chats are located in the archived folder at the top of the chats page.

In this part of the article you learned how to archive a chat on WhatsApp. But is there a way to use it to archive all WhatsApp chats together? Stay with us.

Steps to Archive All WhatsApp chats

If you want to archive all your chats at once, you do not need to select them individually. To do this, just follow the steps below.

Step 1Touch the three dots icon ( ) in the right corner of the screen.

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Step 2 Then select Settings.

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Step 3In the new page that opens, select Chats.

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Step 4 Then select Chat History.

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Step 5A new page will open again. By touching Archive all chats, you can archive all your chats.

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This method works when your WhatsApp chat page is very busy and you want to separate your new and active chats from your old and inactive WhatsApp chats as fast as possible. By transferring all your WhatsApp chats to the archive, your Chats page will be empty of any conversations, and after receiving new messages, the new conversations will be automatically transferred to the chats page and your old conversations will remain in the archived chats.

Now are there any ways to remove one of the archived chats from the WhatsApp archived chat collection? Stay tuned for the rest of this article.

Step 1Select Archived at the top of the chats page.

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Step 2 Tap the three dots icon ( ) in the right corner

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Step 3Select Archive settings.

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Step 4 The keep chats archived option appears. Enabling this option causes that chat to remain in the archive folder after receiving a new message there. But disabling this option will cause the chat to be removed from the WhatsApp archive when a new message is received.

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However, you can manually remove your desired chats from the list of archived chats whenever you want.


To do this, follow the steps below:

Step 1Open WhatsApp and open CHATS.

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Step 2 Touch Archived. It should be noted that if you have not archived any chats before, this section will not appear in your WhatsApp.The Archived section only appears on your WhatsApp when you have archived at least one chat.

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step 3Hold your finger on the chat you want to select.

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step 4From the menu at the top of the screen, touch the square icon with the up arrow.

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You can easily remove chats from the WhatsApp archive list after archiving them.

In this article you will see how to hide a chat from the main page of conversations and transfer it to the archive. How to separate active and inactive WhatsApp chats and how to remove archived chats from WhatsApp archive.

We hope you find this article useful. We are waiting for your comments and questions about this.

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