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How to Free Up Storage Used by WhatsApp Messenger, Are you worried about your smartphone's storage getting reduced due to WhatsApp, get rid of it this way

How to Free Up Storage Used by WhatsApp Messenger, Are you worried about your smartphone's storage getting reduced due to WhatsApp, get rid of it this way
Written by Manoj Kadam
How to Free Up Storage Used by WhatsApp Messenger, Are you worried about your smartphone's storage getting reduced due to WhatsApp, get rid of it this way

How to Free Up Storage Used by WhatsApp Messenger, Are you worried about your smartphone's storage getting reduced due to WhatsApp, get rid of it this way

Facebook's instant messaging app WhatsApp is a very popular smartphone app. Most of us must be using WhatsApp daily in our Android and iPhone. WhatsApp has developed a lot in the last few years, now not only messages but also contacts, locations, documents, photos and videos etc. can be shared on this messaging platform. Do you know that by default, the photos and videos you receive on WhatsApp are automatically downloaded, due to which your phone's storage starts filling up quickly.

If you want to avoid this problem, then you will have to make some changes in the settings. Let us now tell you how you can save WhatsApp media files in your Android and iPhone from being saved in the phone's gallery or from reducing the phone's storage.

For Android users

1) First of all open the WhatsApp app.
2) After this click on the three dots visible on the right side.
3) Here you will get the option of Settings.
4) After clicking on Settings, click on Chats.
5) Turn off Media Visibility.

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If you want to make settings for selected chats then follow these steps

1) First of all open WhatsApp.
2) After this, click on whichever chat you want to make these settings for.
3) Now go to the three dot menu visible on the right side.
4) Here you will get the option of View Contact, click on it.
5) After this you will see the option of Media Visibility, click on it.
6) After clicking, three options will appear in front of you – Default (Yes), Yes and No.

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After changing the settings mentioned above, WhatsApp will not automatically download media files.

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For iPhone users

1) First of all open WhatsApp.
2) Click on the Settings option visible at the bottom right.
3) After this go to Chats.
4) After clicking on chats, you will get the option of Save to camera roll, close it.

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