How to change media settings WhatsApp android device

WhatsApp is one of the most used social media apps to stay in touch with your friends and family. You can send and receive unlimited media files such as photos, videos, audio and other files. By default, automatically download WhatsApp media files on your android phone local storage or SD card when using mobile data or connected on Wi-Fi. It’s quite easy to change media settings WhatsApp android lollipop device.

We are individually change or stop auto-downloading WhatsApp media files on android when using mobile data or Wi-Fi or roaming. You can change settings of auto-downloading WhatsApp photos, videos and images using WhatsApp chat settings. Follow below given steps to change media settings WhatsApp android lollipop and KitKat device.


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Complete guide of “how to change media settings WhatsApp android lollipop, KitKat, marshmallow”

Step 1: Open “WhatsApp” on your android lollipop device

Tap on three horizontal dots in WhatsApp

Step 2: Tap on “three vertical dots” in top right side corner

Select Setting on WhatsApp menu settings

Step 3: Click on “Settings”

Click on Chats and Calls under settings

Step 4: Tap on “Chats and calls”

change media settings WhatsApp android lollipop

Step 5: Tap on “media auto-download”

How to change media settings WhatsApp android

See the above image on your android phone or tablet screen. You can set or change individually WhatsApp media settings on android lollipop device. Now change media settings WhatsApp android auto-download files (images, audio, videos) when using mobile data, connected on Wi-Fi and roaming.

change WhatsApp media settings when using mobile data

Step 6: Tap on “When using mobile data”, Check the box to automatically download WhatsApp photos, videos, audio want to download when use mobile data and press “OK”

change WhatsApp media settings when connected Wi-Fi

Step 7:  Tap on “When connected on Wi-Fi”, Check the box to auto-downloading WhatsApp videos, photos, audio want to download when use Wi-Fi and press “OK”

change WhatsApp media settings when roaming

Step 8: Tap on “When roaming”, Check the box to auto-downloading WhatsApp images, audio, videos want to download when roaming and press “OK”

You can see all downloaded WhatsApp photos, videos, profile photos, documents and audio on your android phone local storage or device storage (Local storage > WhatsApp > Media).

If you’re having problems implementing above process to change media settings WhatsApp android lollipop device. Did you find the above process helpful? Don’t hesitate to let me know on below comment box and and connect with us for daily latest WhatsApp updates!

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