According to a second statement from messaging app’s parent firm, Facebook, anyone can already back up their WhatsApp communication history using cloud-based services like Google Drive and iCloud.
“WhatsApp does not have access to these backups, and they are secured by the individual cloud-based storage services,” it said.
However, once end-to-end encrypted (E2EE) backups are available, neither Whatsapp nor the backup service provider will be able to access the backup or the backup encryption key, according to the company.
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