Switching from GBWhatsApp to Official WhatsApp to Solve Login Issues

In this article, we guide you step-by-step on how to temporarily switch from GBWhatsApp to the official WhatsApp in case your account has been suspended or blocked.

First Step: Switching to Official WhatsApp

Linking Your Version to Official WhatsApp

Comprehensive Steps to Switch from GBWhatsApp to Official WhatsApp

  1. Create a Local Backup: Open GBWhatsApp and go to Settings > Chats > Backup to create a local backup.
  2. Close the App: After backing up, close the app and do not open it.
    • Important Note: If you can’t open GBWhatsApp due to a login ban, there may be pre-existing backups before the block.
  3. Renaming Folders: In your file manager, find “com.gbwhatsapp,” rename it to “WhatsApp,” and adjust the subfolders accordingly.
  4. Matching Folder Names: Rename the “com.gbwhatsapp” folder to “com.whatsapp” to match the official app’s folder structure, crucial for data restoration.
  5. Installing Official WhatsApp: Install the official WhatsApp from the Google Play Store, verify your number, and restore the backup when prompted.
  6. Final Steps: Follow the steps to resolve the “Logged out due to unofficial WhatsApp use” issue, allowing you to return to GBWhatsApp.

Seamless Transition with No Data Loss

By following these steps, you can switch from GBWhatsApp to the official WhatsApp without losing chats, and then link your account to GB WhatsApp again by addressing the Please download the official WhatsApp app and verify your account to log in again issue.