How to Stop Auto Download on WhatsApp and Save Your Data
Gone are those Days when we use 50MB for 2go, WhatsApp and Facebook for almost 5 days. Chai, I wish I could go back to then, but Social Media won’t make much sense without Viewing Status.
Years back, Life is less expensive compare to this Days.
Now, the 50MB self may not even load your WhatsApp messages sent overnight, due to some latest features added to WhatsApp in couple of Years back like this Media Auto Download.
Waking up this morning and trying to load my Whatsapp messages as usual, checking my Data Usage it has increased with 65MB. I was like why this? If I should continue like this everyday, my monthly subscription may not exceed 6 days because I will still use data in the day time. I went to my Gallery and start seeing some unnecessary Pictures and Videos. Same as my Music App, with some messages like if you don’t Resend you will die, share to 50 people to be alive. You know how irritating that might be. I later found out that Auto Download has caused all this Unnecessary Pictures and Videos.
Since, we have know our Problem now and the Cause, we don’t need to waste much time. Let go straight to How To Stop this Auto Download of a thing.
1. Go to your WhatsApp Application
(for me I’m using Whatsapp Business, don’t panic, all WhatsApp still have the same setting, just some different features)
2. Tap the Three Vertical Dots on the Top Right,
then Tap on Settings
4. Click on When Using Mobile Data
You will a Pop Up, unmark all media, like Photo, Audio, Video and Documents. After that, your WhatsApp should looks like below
Then, you have successfully reach the final destination to be free from data wastage and unnecessary audio and Picture you see on your phone.