the world's most popular messaging app, with over 600 million active users. One
of the most common annoyances with the app is that it automatically downloads
media files (photos and audio) by default. WhatsApp says this is optimised for
best performance, but when friends decide to send a dozen pictures of their
dinner to everyone they know, it is optimised for maximum annoyance instead.
Here's how you can stop WhatsApp from automatically saving photos and audio on
WhatsApp will automatically download images over your cellular connection to
provide you with quick access to your latest photos.
below steps to choose auto download enable or disabled -
- Open WhatsApp and tap on menu option and Select Settings.
- 2. Now select Chat settings on setting
screen and choose Media auto-download. then
select When using cellular data.
- You'll see three options: When using
cellular data, When connected on Wi-Fi and When roaming. Tap each one and
disable auto-downloads by unchecking all three options - Images, Audio and
iPhone has an easy way to stop automatically saving photos to the Camera Roll.
Here's what you can do:
WhatsApp and tap the Settings button at the bottom-right.
- Go to
Chat settings > Save incoming media > Off.
the pictures people are sending from showing up in the camera roll, and taking
over your synced Photo Stream. Unfortunately, there's no way to stop WhatsApp
from auto-downloading photos on your iPhone. It will ask you whether you want
to download videos, but photos are saved automatically.