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How to Stop Whatsapp Saving Photos on Samsung S8 S7 S6 Android Phone

WhatsApp is a popular social messaging app when you are on a Wi-Fi network. But when you are using mobile data, WhatsApp automatically downloads all media files such as photos, videos and other documents which makes user experience frustrating.

Who wants to waste their precious bandwidth in this expensive world? I am sure nobody will do that. 

So here in this post I will show you how to stop WhatsApp saving photos on Samsung S8, S7, S6 or any other Android Phone you might be using.

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How to Stop Whatsapp Saving Photos on Samsung S8

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Whenever you will receive photos or any other media files from your friends, they will not be downloaded automatically like it used to do earlier after you follow the steps given below.

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You will always get an option to download it manually by tapping on the image or the media file itself. So this will save your precious bandwidth and storage space from auto downloading and saving photos to your SD card.

In short, you can download only those image which you want to see and this way you will save your mobile data also.

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Once you are done with all the steps given below you would have successfully stop WhatsApp from saving photos, audio, videos and documents on your Samsung S8, S7, S6 or other Android phone. So let's begin...

How to Stop Whatsapp Saving Photos on Samsung S8 / Other Android Phones

Follow the steps given below in order to stop WhatsApp from saving photos, videos and other documents on Samsung S8 phone:-



1. Open WhatsApp app on your Samsung S8 or other Android phone.

2. Make sure that you are on the Chats tab and then tap on the 3 dot icon as shown below.



3. Then tap on Settings as shown in the image below.

4. Tap on Data and Storage usage.




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5. Under Media auto-download tap on When using mobile data as shown below in the image.


6. You will get a pop up menu as shown below. Remove all the ticks next to Photos, Audio, Videos and Documents and tap on OK.

How to Stop Whatsapp Saving Photos on Samsung S8

Once you are done with all the steps given above you have successfully stop WhatsApp from saving photos, audio, videos and documents on your Samsung S8, S7, S6 or other Android phone.

Wrap Up:-



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