How to Save Whatsapp Status Photos and Videos?


Whatsapp has been constantly improving introducing new and lovely features. Whatsapp Status is a hit feature introduced recently. It allows users to post a media status with an image or video as a status temporarily for 24 Hours. Everyone loves using it. Many of us want to save our favorite friends status, or a  status you may like. But there is no such option provided by Whatsapp. Whatsapp has put a time limit of 24 hours for every status to expire. Here is the trick to save WhatsApp status to your local Storage.

How to Save Whatsapp Status Images and Videos?


File Manager – Preferably Es File Explorer

To save Whatsapp Status to your phone Gallery, there are no special requirements. You need to have a File Manager to access the Whatsapp Status Folder. The reason being Whatsapp Statuses folder is actually hidden, so you need to have access to the hidden folder which is a feature available in certain file managers only.

Steps to Save Whatsapp Status

Open Whatsapp and view the image or play the video of your friend’s Status ( Compulsory).

  1. Open the File Manager Application ( Here ES File Explorer)
  2. Go to Whatsapp Folder.
  3. Tap on Media

save whatsapp status       4.Click the Three Line Menu in the Top Left corner, Scroll Down the Menu and select Show hidden files

       5 .Statuses folder appears right below Whatsapp Images Folder

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how to save whatsapp video and images        6.Open .Statuses Folder. Statuses of your friends will be stored in this folder temporarily. So Copy the Media you want and Paste it in your required location locally.

How to save WHatsapp Status images

To copy the images and videos Long tap on any file and select multiple files to copy to another location.

There are many apps available in Google Play Store with the same Functionality. You can check out this app to achieve the same.

Story Saver for Whatsapp

That’s all, You have finally saved your friends status. If you have any troubles regarding the trick, comment below.

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