How to Stop Auto Download in WhatsApp on Mobile?

by codingstreets

Dec 07, 2023

You must have noticed that WhatsApp automatically downloads most media and piles up your storage. Fortunately, WhatsApp lets you stop those annoying automatic downloads on your mobile.

Turn off Auto-Download in WhatsApp on Mobile


Open WhatsApp on your Android smartphone and tap the three vertical menu.


Tap Settings from the drop-down menu.


Tap Storage and data in the WhatsApp Settings page.


Tap on an option from the Media auto-download section to change it.


Tap and uncheck the type of media that you wish not to download on your mobile data automatically and tap OK.


Now, do the same for Wi-Fi and tap OK.