How to Stop WhatsApp from Downloading Media Files Automatically

Sometimes when I checked my smartphone gallery with the intention of sharing a picture or video, I found out a lot of irrelevant pictures and videos there. This is as a result of WhatsApp auto-downloading media files received from a user or in a group. Our discussion today will be, How to Stop WhatsApp from Downloading Media Files Automatically.

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How to Stop WhatsApp from Downloading Media Files Automatically

  1. Navigate and tap on WhatsApp on your phone.
  2. Tap on the navigation pane at the right sidebar and tap on settings.
  3. After that, tap on Data and Storage Usage
  4. Scroll to Media auto-download and change when using data, when connected to WiFi and when roaming options to No media.
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