If I create a Whatsapp Chat backup on my iPhone and save it on ICloud, how can I find it again?
I couldn't find it on my Mac via ICloud Drive or on icloud.com. Where exactly does Whatsapp save this backup?
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I would very much like to answer my question myself, now that I have become a little smarter on this subject. Maybe I can help one or the other even if it's just one.
My problem was, I made a Whatsapp backup on the ICloud, but couldn't find it on my Mac in "ICloud Drive" or on "icloud.com", so it was really strange.
Until I discovered that ICloud Drive doesn't show me all things, for example with the Finder. I was able to find these hidden files using the terminal.
First you switch to the directory
cd /Users/$(whoami)/Library/Mobile\ Documents
"ls" command can be used to find things that the Finder cannot find.
To show more hidden files
"ls -a", but in my case
"ls" was sufficient
ls |grep whatsapp 82G3428HV4~net~whatsapp~WhatsApp
We can, for example, copy this into the home directory to look at it
cp -rf "82G3428HV4~net~whatsapp~WhatsApp" ~/whatsapp