Tricks for WhatsApp to stop saving photos automatically on your mobile phone
There is no doubt that WhatsApp it has changed the way we communicate through mobile phones enormously. If you don’t believe it, try to remember the last time you sent an SMS. However, it is no less true that the «app» can become a real nuisance, especially when we are within a group in which the participants they don’t stop posting messages at any time of the day. Something that also causes your device to end up full of memes, videos and photographs that, in the end, do not interest you at all.
If you want to prevent this from happening, just follow a few simple steps. Thanks to these, the application will automatically stop downloading all files sent to it, and you will be the one to personally choose which ones you are interested in saving.
In the case of Android, you only have to open the application and click on the three vertical points which you will see in the upper right corner of your screen. Once you have done this, go to «Settings». There you will find several options available in which you can configure your privacy, make backup copies of your chats or modify the tones of the messages. However, in this case you will have to select «Data and storage».
After this, go to the first option, where you can read «Download with mobile data». There you can configure that photos, videos, audios and documents are not downloaded when not connected to Wi-Fi. To prevent downloads from taking place when you do have this type of connection, you will have to go back and click on «Download with Wi-Fi». The procedure will be similar to that described in the previous case.
We will have to do the same with «In data roaming», Although the most normal thing is that in this option no documents are downloaded by default. Once we have followed all these steps, “No file” should appear below each download option.
If your phone is iPhone, you have to open the application and click on «Setting»Located in the lower right corner of the screen. After that, select «Data usage and storage». At this point, you will be faced with several automatic file download options. You will have to choose the option «Never»For photos, videos, audios and documents.