Whatsapp Trick: Photos and videos of WhatsApp will not appear directly in the gallery, just follow this easy trick!


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The most popular messaging app WhatsApp is used not only for chatting i.e. sending messages but also for many other things. Along with messages, photos, videos, and documents can also be sent on WhatsApp. Since WhatsApp is being used for many more important things, the company is introducing many features for privacy and security. Today we are going to tell you about one such special feature.

If you have selected the auto-download option on WhatsApp, then any photos or videos you receive on WhatsApp are automatically downloaded. So even the photos and videos you don't want go straight to your gallery. If you often do not want to save a private photo or video directly in the gallery, then today we are going to tell you what you should do.


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Use this simple trick

  • If you don't want photos or videos from a group or chat to go directly to the gallery, you'll need to go to that specific group or chat and select Visibility
  • has to be changed. To do this you have to follow the steps given below.
  • First of all open WhatsApp. Then click on the three dots at the top of the main screen.
  • After this, you have to go to Settings and select the Chats option.
  • After this, you will see the option of Media Visibility in the setting in chats. It has to be enabled. After which the photos and videos will stop appearing directly in the gallery.
  • In this method also, first open WhatsApp and open the chat or group for which you want to set this setting.
  • After that click on the name of the concerned group or chat and click on Chat Info.
  • There the option of media visibility has been given. Clicking on it will show the options of Default (Yes), Yes, and No.
  • After selecting the third no option, you will not be able to see the photos and videos of that particular chat in the gallery without your permission.