End of the Free Ride: WhatsApp Backups on Google Drive to Count Against Storage Limit

Uh oh, WhatsApp users – those endless backups of chats, photos and videos you’ve been storing for free on Google Drive are about to count against your storage limit.

Google recently announced that starting in early 2024, WhatsApp data from Android phones will no longer get unlimited space. It’ll be subject to the standard 15GB cap like other files.