How to save incoming media
By default, photos and videos you receive through WhatsApp will automatically be saved in the WhatsApp folder of your iPhone's Photos.
To stop incoming media from saving to your Photos
To stop media from being saved to your Photos, go to WhatsApp > Settings > Chats > turn off Save to Camera Roll.
To 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 setting to your liking:
- Default (On/Off): Incoming media will or won't be saved according to what you've set in WhatsApp > Settings > Chats > Save to Camera Roll.
- Always: All incoming media is saved regardless of your Save to Camera Roll setting.
- Never: All incoming media isn't saved regardless of your Save to Camera Roll setting.