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How To Save/Download Whatsapp Status Image and Video To your Gallery 

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Download whatsapp Status Image and Video
Download whatsapp Status Image and Video

Whatsapp Messenger is unarguably the best, and the most used instant messaging app in the world today. Since the update that allows users to add their status update, the app has become ever more interesting. Users can upload a number of images, videos and write a few text as their status update. These statuses generally last 24 hours before automatically deleting. Most users would like to download whatsapp status medias of their contacts.

Unlike contacts’ profile picture which can easily be saved, whatsapp does not provide the option of downloading contacts’ status image or video upload. However, there are ways around this which include using screenshot or screen recording. Unfortunately, the product of this methods are usually of low quality. Hence, i will show you a step by step way of downloading and saving your contacts’ beloved images and videos while retaining the quality as the original.

Method One:

To download whatsapp status

  • Open your whatsapp application and view the status image or video you would like to download. This ensures that the media is downloaded to your device.
  • Next, open you file explorer and find the whatsapp folder, open it
Download or save Whatsapp Status Image and Video
Open the Whatsapp Folder
  • Inside the whatsapp folder, locate the media folder, open it
Download or save Whatsapp Status Image and Video
Open the media folder
  • Next, select the option to show hidden files. This will show a number of hidden files in that folder appearing in pale color.
Download or save Whatsapp Status Image and Video
Show Hidden folders
Download or save Whatsapp Status Image and Video
Show hidden folders
  • Find the .statuses folder, Usually the first folder from the top.Download whatsapp status media
  • Open the folder and viola! Here are your precious status images and videos that have been downloaded on your device when you viewed them.
    Download or save Whatsapp Status Image and Video
    The status media
  • Copy the media files you want and paste them in a folder you want. The media files are now yours until you do not want them again.

NOTE: This has to be done before the stipulated 24 hours, else it is automatically deleted

Method Two:

To download whatsapp status

  1. Head to your app store (Google play store for android).
  2. Search for Whatsapp status downloader. There are a number of applications that helps in downloading your favorite whatsapp status
  3. Select the best one that suit you for download and start harvesting the whatsapp status media.

NOTE: that these methods does not include downloading and saving Text format status update.

 

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