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How to prevent WhatsApp from consuming the storage space of your smartphone

This trick helps to disable automatic downloading for a particular chat is also valid for group chats

There is no denying that WhatsApp is one of the applications most used by smartphone users today. Famous instant messaging platform has become the platform to send not only messages over the years, but also contacts, positions, documents and the second most common photos and videos. Needless to say, over the years, these photos and videos occupy much of your smartphone's memory, especially if you don't have the habit of cleaning the trash from your media library.
How to prevent WhatsApp from consuming the storage space of your smartphone

WhatsApp, by default, automatically downloads any video or photo you receive in chats, but if you deactivate it, you have the ability to control what is downloaded and, therefore, keep a check on the smartphone storage front. If you are wondering how to stop saving WhatsApp media in your phone's gallery, proceed as follows:


Open WhatsApp
Touch the three-dot option in the upper right corner
Go to the Settings menu
Tap in chats
Look for media visibility
Turn it off

If you don't want to keep this configuration for all chats in WhatsApp, but only for a selective chat, proceed as follows:

Open WhatsApp
Touch the three-dot option in the upper right corner
Go to the Settings menu
Touch the Contact view
Look for media visibility
The application will indicate "Show recently downloaded media of this chat in the gallery of your phone?
Choose No


Once this is done, WhatsApp will stop the automatic media download in the gallery of your smartphone. In particular, the option to disable automatic downloading for a particular chat is also valid for group chats.

For Iphone
Open WhatsApp
Tap the Settings option in the lower right corner
Go to the Settings
Tap in chats
Search Save in the camera-roll
Turn it off

You can also manage your future multimedia download preferences on iPhone by following these steps:


Open WhatsApp
Tap the Settings option in the upper right corner
Go to Using and storing data
Tap in chats
Select when WhatsApp automatically download photos, audio, videos and documents etc.
Touch on each type of support and choose Never, Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi and Cell.

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