How to configure auto-download

Web and Desktop
You can set WhatsApp to automatically download photos, audio, videos, and documents when using mobile data, Wi-Fi, and when roaming. You can turn this option on or off based on your preferences.

Configure automatic photo, video, or audio downloading

  • Click the file in an individual or group chat and then tap Download.
  • To download multiple files at once, click the Menu icon in the top corner > Select messages. After selecting the media files or documents you'd like to download, click the Download.
Note: The folder where your files are saved is determined by your computer settings.

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