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Thursday, 11 May 2017

How To Stop Auto Download Of Files On WhatsApp

This article will contain a detailed information on how you can stop automatic downloads of media such as pictures and videos on Whatsapp messenger.

Of course, some of us know this already. though this article is targeted at those who do not know how to go about this.

Many users belong to different groups and numerous groups on WhatsApp and might have noticed this stuff of pictures or videos automatically downloading even when you are not interested.

Most times you check your gallery only to find out some strange pictures and video in which on a normal day, you won’t download such but your mobile boss automatically downloaded it on your behalf.

WhatsApp messenger is set automatically to download pictures posted in a group or individual chats with or without your consent.

This is not nice because most people in groups post inappropriate pictures and the only way you can stop it from getting to your device without your consent.

If you are experiencing this and intend to stop it, here is what to do!

How to Stop Automatic Download of Pictures And Videos on WhatsApp

  1. Go to Settings on your Whatsapp Messenger Application How to Stop Automatic Download of Pictures And Videos on WhatsApp
  2. Then Click on Data usage 
  3. Under media auto-download, click on when using mobile data, uncheck/untick all the button. Do the same for when connected wifi - (untick also)

  4. Once you are through, click the OK button. 

With this new settings, no video or picture will automatically download, except you choose to download it.

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