It started as a basic messaging app, Whats up It was a real Swiss army knife. Many features have enriched the user experience through updates and it does not stop. The field of possibility still seems far from finishing the expansion. The app has also become a natural channel for exchanging photos, videos and other multimedia content.
If you’re a member of several newsgroups, it’s likely that dozens of more or less voluminous items come to your smartphone’s storage memory every day. automatic photo upload and other files are not disabled. This has a double effect: On the one hand, you have too many megabytes, or even gigabytes less, on your monthly Internet plan. And if the data envelope is comfortable enough to protect you from any worries, it certainly isn’t the same for easily overstuffed storage.
How to turn off automatic photo upload on WhatsApp?
To prevent the media from downloading automatically, open WhastApp and tap the three vertical dots in the upper right corner:
- go ” Storage Data Usage »
- under ” Automatic media download » configure the option for three connection modes (using mobile data, connected to Wi-Fi and roaming).
- Tap on each and uncheck the fields (Photos, Audio, Videos, and Documents) to disable automatic downloading for that option.
When it comes to voice messages, whether you’re on 3G/4G, WiFi or roaming, WhatsApp won’t let you block them from being downloaded. Finally, it is possible to compress streams during voice or video call exchanges to reduce the amount of data used when you are not on WiFi. Check the relevant option at the bottom of the data and storage usage configuration screen.