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How to Stop WhatsApp From Saving Images to Gallery for iOS and Android? WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware and cross-platform instant messaging service for smartphones. It uses the Internet to make voice calls, one to one video calls; send text messages, images, GIF, videos, documents, user location, audio files, phone contacts and voice notes using standard cellular mobile numbers. Originally users could only communicate with other users individually or in groups of individual users, but in September 2017 WhatsApp announced a forthcoming business platform which will enable companies to provide customer service to users at scale.
When you download a media in WhatsApp, it will be automatically saved to your phone gallery. However, you can stop the media from being displayed in your phone’s gallery. To do so, you will need to follow simple guide.
Stop WhatsApp From Saving Media to Gallery For iOS
It is really simple to stop WhatsApp from saving Images to gallery or camera roll for iOS devices. All you have to do is just follow simple steps.
First of all, open up WhatsApp in your iOS device and click on (Settings) Icon from bottom-right.
Now, tap on Chat option and then, tap on the toggle button for “Save to Camera Roll”.
Stop WhatsApp From Saving Media to Gallery For Android
Initially, you required a file explorer to do it in Android device. If your device have already good inbuilt file manager then use it, or you can download third-party file explorer from Google Play Store. Now, do exactly like below steps:
#1: Open up file explorer and navigate to Internal Storage (sdcard0) > WhatsApp > Media > WhatsApp Images
#2: Now find a option to display hidden files and folders. Such as, in ES File Explorer app, user can toggle option to “Show Hidden Files” from left side menu. This option is different for every file explorer. Even, some basic inbuilt file explorers don’t have this feature.
#3: Now create a New Folder in same directory with a name
That’s it. To revert this thing, just simply remove this folder.
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