How to Stop WhatsApp from Automatically downloading Photos and Videos

Are you stuck from WhatsApp auto downloading? don’t worry about that. Today I’m going to show you how you can stop WhatsApp from Automatically downloading pictures and other media. By following this tutorial, both iOS and Andriod app users will be able to stop WhatsApp from downloading photos and videos automatically.

WhatsApp allows users to send text and voice messages, audio and video calls, sharing photos and videos, and other media such as documents and user location. By default, when you turn on your mobile data or Wifi, WhatsApp starts auto-downloading the photos and videos that someone sends to you.

There might be some photos or videos that you do not want to download, or you don’t have space in your mobile to save it anymore. So, after following this tutorial, you will be able to stop WhatsApp from auto-downloading and it will not download any media until you do not click on the download button. You will be able to choose what actually you want to download and what not.

How to stop WhatsApp from downloading pictures and videos automatically, let’s start.

Android users:

First of all, go to Settings. Choose Data and use storage. Now Scroll down to auto-download. Choose Media. Uncheck photos and videos from the dialog box when using mobile data. (Note: you can also uncheck the Audio and Documents option from there). Click the OK button. Now repeat the same for Wi-Fi and roaming options.

How to Stop WhatsApp from Automatically downloading Photos and Videos

 

How to Stop WhatsApp from Automatically downloading Photos and Videos

iOS Users:

First of all open WhatsApp on your Apple iPhone handset. Now go to Settings. Then choose Data and Storage Usage option. Now Scroll down to MEDIA AUTO – DOWNLOADClick Photos and select Never option to stop downloading photos automatically. Now repeat the same option for Audio, Videos, and Documents if you want to stop auto-downloading. That’s it.

Asmat Ullah

Asmat Ullah is the founder of TechTipsWeb.com. He has over 12 years of experience in Tech Blogging and Tech Support. He loves to share tech tutorials and latest technology news updates.

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