How to hide downloaded WhatsApp media from Gallery Android

By default show newly downloaded media in your android device’s gallery including images, videos, documents, links and other media files. If you don’t want to see WhatsApp images in gallery, hide downloaded WhatsApp media from gallery Android using WhatsApp group settings. Also stop automatically saving WhatsApp media files to your phone’s gallery.

You can hide WhatsApp media file from your phone’s gallery for individually WhatsApp contact or group in android or iPhone devices. Just hide photos and videos from gallery on WhatsApp android device you want. Follow below given step by step process to hide downloaded WhatsApp media from gallery Android devices.

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How to hide downloaded WhatsApp media from Gallery Android device

You can hide your important WhatsApp pictures or videos from Android gallery using below given settings.

1st Method: Hide WhatsApp media from gallery on Android for Group

By default you can see downloaded WhatsApp media files in your phone’s gallery. You can stop WhatsApp from saving photos in gallery for group using below given settings.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp app in your Android or iPhone device

Hide WhatsApp media file from your phone’s gallery

Step 2: Tap on WhatsApp group you want to hide WhatsApp media from gallery

Open WhatsApp app group in your android device

Step 3: Tap Three vertical dots (More) at upper right corner of the screen

Stop WhatsApp from saving photos to gallery android for specific contact

Step 4: Tap Group info

Here you can see add group description, custom notifications, media visibility and mute notification.

WhatsApp custom notification settings android

Step 5: Tap Media visibility

Hide WhatsApp media from gallery on Android for Group

By default selected yes in your device. It will show newly downloaded media from this chat or group in your phone’s gallery in android or iPhone devices.

How to hide downloaded WhatsApp media from Gallery Android

Step 6: Choose No and tap OK

Now when you receive any WhatsApp images and videos, you can’t see from phone gallery in your device. To view this WhatsApp media file, just open that WhatsApp group in your device.

2nd Method: Hide downloaded WhatsApp images and videos from gallery in Android

Step 1: Open WhatsApp app in your android device

Step 2: Tap Three vertical dots (More) at upper right corner

Step 3: Tap Settings

Here you can see account, chats, notifications and data & storage usage settings.

Step 4: Tap Chats

Hide downloaded WhatsApp images and videos from gallery in Android

By default turned on media visibility option in your device.

Step 5: Turned off Media visibility toggle

3rd Method: Stop WhatsApp from saving photos to gallery android for specific contact

Step 1: Open WhatsApp app in your device

Step 2: Tap contact you want to hide WhatsApp media file from gallery

Step 3: Tap More at upper right corner

Open WhatsApp contact in your android device

Step 4: Tap view contact

Step 5: Tap Media visibility

Step 6: Choose No and tap OK

And that’s all. I hope this little tip useful to hide downloaded WhatsApp media from Gallery Android device. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for latest updates.

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