How to manage your media
Stop incoming media from saving to your Photos
To stop media from being saved to your Photos, go to WhatsApp > Settings
> turn off Save to Camera Roll.
Note: Changing this setting will not affect any previous autodownload choices you have made for specific chats or groups as described below.
Save incoming media from specific chats or groups
You can also choose to save incoming media from specific chats or groups. Tap your contact's or group's name to open the Contact Info or Group Info screen, where you can change the Save to Camera Roll
- Default (Off): Incoming media will or won't be saved depending on your settings. Check your settings by tapping WhatsApp > Settings> Chats> Save to Camera Roll.
- Always: All incoming media from the chat is saved.
- Never: All incoming media from the chat won't be saved.