1) Exporting chat with media files
A maximum of the last 10.000 messages are sent. However, if you have some videos or images, the number of exported messages might be much smaller.
WhatsApp will start creating a “package” with the latest Media files and text. It will put the last media files and messages first and then will stop when approximately 18 Mb of data have been packaged.
- If you have some videos in your chat, this could mean that you have two or three videos, some pictures and only one week of chat.
- If you have basically many pictures, you will be able to export about 50 to 75 pictures and a few months of chat.
- In case that you do not have many media files, you will be able to export a maximum of 10.000 messages with this system
2) Exporting chat without media files
A maximum of the last 40.000 messages are sent.
It will send a email with a text file containing a maximum of 40.000 messages.
Unfortunately, in the text file you will only find a where a picture, video or audio note was not exported.