WhatsApp is the most popular instant communications platform in the world, with more than two billion active users according to Statista. It is a useful and free service, but it collects a considerable amount of user data.
Information you use to operate, improve and monetize your platform, sharing some of these indicators with companies in the Facebook group. On the other hand, there is a shortcut that you can use to get a complete report of your data on WhatsApp.
How to get the account information report on WhatsApp
It is possible to see the data that WhatsApp has about you, about each user. This is a function present in the Account Settings, available to any interested party and available at any time for consultation, the information report.
Start by opening the WhatsApp app – valid for Android and iOS
This procedure is valid for users of the Android and iOS application of this service. Additionally, we recommend that you keep your applications up to date through the Google Play Store and App Store, respectively.
- Opens the WhatsApp application on your Android or iOS device
- Finds the options menu (three vertical dots in the upper right corner), touch it.
- You will now have the same (or identical) window as shown in figure 1
- Tap “Account“- You will see a window similar to figure 2
- Select the “Request account data“- penultimate option presented
- You will be presented with a similar window in which the option “Request report“
- Once the order is placed, it will take up to three days to complete
Information reporting takes up to 3 days
The report will be available within 3 days after the creation request. Then the user will be able to download it at any time during the following weeks for analysis of the information collected by the platform.
WhatsApp warns that, in the event that the user makes significant changes to the account – such as changing the number or deleting it – during the three-day period, the request to create the report will be automatically canceled.
Once the file is compiled, you will be able to see everything WhatsApp had access to on you. All information that this platform has collected about the user in question.
Finally, you will find a similar option on Facebook where you can also download all user data.
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