Watsapp is currently issuing warnings and urging its users to not use third-party clones such as GB WhatsApp or WhatsApp Plus.
For GB WhatsApp users:
Step 1: To restore old chats, users should back up chat history on unofficial apps once the temporary ban is lifted. Go to WhatsApp, click options, click Chats and Backup chats.
Step 2: Go to device settings, then storage, select files and find GB WhatsApp folder.
Step 3: Long press the icon and rename the selected folder to “WhatsApp”.
Step 4: Download official WhatsApp from Google Play Store.
Step 5: Verify phone number with OTP and then select Restore when prompted to backup chats.
Step 6: WhatsApp will retrieve your old data from the unofficial app.
For WhatsApp Plus users:
Step 1: Download and install official WhatsApp from Google Play Store.
Step 2: Verify your phone number and restore all your chats seamlessly.
Make sure users delete the unofficial apps or APKs from the phone in order to prevent any issues.