Complete Guide to Manually Save Images on WhatsApp on Android Devices

How to Manually Save Images

WhatsApp is one the simple and easy chatting apps that now used by billions of people all across the globe. It automatically takes your mobile contact and loads them as your WhatsApp friend. On using WhatsApp you will come across with many interesting as well as annoying stuff as images, video, gif, etc. Most of the time, WhatsApp save these media automatically. But due to the fact not everything you want to keep. In case you have stop auto save, then you need to know how to manually save images on WhatsApp.

Everything once you have seen or viewed on WhatsApp it will get automatically saved on your device WhatsApp folder by the name images, video, file, etc. Some WhatsApp photos mostly need to save and some not. Why full your mobile storage with unwanted stuff as there is a way to manually save WhatsApp photos to Android and iPhone.

If WhatsApp has access to your Photos app (to your camera roll, basically), you can save specific photos manually. This, despite having auto-download switched off. Here is how to manually save images from WhatsApp to your phone.

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How To Manually Save Images On WhatsApp in Android

Actually we do not recommend any users to disable auto download for pictures. Disabling mobile network and enabling WIFI connection for picture auto downloads is the best for WhatsApp. To save pictures to your device manually, you will need to do the steps below on Android:

Step 1 ====> Run WhatsApp on your android phone

Step 2 ====> Open the chat that you want to save picture

Step 3 ====> Tap and hold on picture until a small black menu appears on that

Step 4 ====> Tap on Save Image on the menu.

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Step 1 ====> Run WhatsApp on your android phone

Step 2 ====> Tap on WhatsApp’s three dot menu

Step 3 ====> Tap on Settings


Step 4 ====> Tap on Data Usage

Step 5 ====> Tap When using mobile data

Step 6 ====> Unmark Photos and tap Ok

Manually Save Images

Step 7 ====> Tap on when connected on WIFI

Step 8 ====> Finally Mark Photos and tap Ok

Manually Save Images

How To Manually Save Images On WhatsApp in iPhone

Step 1 ====> Launch your WhatsApp app on your iPhone and on the top right corner of the app you will get three dots. Click on the dots to open the menu of the WhatsApp.

Step 2 ====> Now from the drop-down menu click on the Settings.

Step 3 ====> Scroll down to its menu and click on Privacy and then to Photos.

Step 4 ====> Once you have clicked on this option you will get a list of different types of apps along with a green switch. This list is with all the apps that you have grant access to images. Find WhatsApp and click on the button to activate.

Step 5 ====> Now open your WhatsApp and open the chat where someone sent you images. You need to click on that image.

Step 6 ====> On click on the image, it will open in full mode and when it open click on the share button.

Step 7 ====> Finally, click on save image to save manually images on Whatsapp in iPhone.

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