WhatsApp Messenger - Configure the media auto-download settings

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WhatsApp Messenger - Configure the media auto-download settings



WhatsApp Messenger allows you customize the media auto-download settings, for example you can choose the type of media (audio, video or image files) that can automatically be downloaded when your phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network, mobile data or is in roaming mode.
  • Note that: If you enable auto-download for roaming mode, this will result in extra costs.


To configure the auto-download settings:
  • Launch WhatsApp Messenger.
  • Tap on the Menu key > Settings.
  • Go to Chat Settings > Media Auto-download.

From there you can configure the auto download settings:
  • When your phone is using your mobile data connection:

  • When your phone is connected to Wi-Fi:

  • When your phone is in roaming mode:

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