This has led to several users thinking if they should still remain on WhatsApp messaging platform or they should make their exit. If you too are thinking on the same lines, you could explore the following options.
How to delete WhatsApp backup messages
You can delete your WhatsApp backups by following the below mentioned instructions, as specified by WhatsApp. The messaging app says that your chat history backup files are saved in the/sdcard/WhatsApp/Databases/folder. You cannot open these folders outside of WhatsApp. In order to delete these files, you will need a file manager.
This is how to delete your backups:
Launch your File Manager.
Tap the WhatsApp folder.
A list of all WhatsApp sub-folders will appear.
Tap and hold the Databases file.
Here is how to delete your WhatsApp account
Users can delete their account from within WhatsApp. The instant messaging platform says that deleting your account is an irreversible process, which WhatsApp cannot revert even if you perform it by accident.
Here is how to delete your account
Tap More options > Settings > Account > Delete my account.
Enter your phone number in full international format and tap DELETE MY ACCOUNT.
Select a reason for why you’re deleting your account in the dropdown.
Tap DELETE MY ACCOUNT.
Deleting your account will:
Delete your account from WhatsApp.
Erase your message history.
Delete you from all of your WhatsApp groups.
Delete your Google Drive backup.