WhatsApp is the popular messenger application and WhatsApp status is one of the widely used features of WhatsApp. In early stages, WhatsApp has a text status update feature and people loved it very much. Then WhatsApp added a new WhatsApp status section, where users can add text WhatsApp status, image status and also video status ( 30 seconds ). People usually add movie songs, edited video trolls and lots of funny things as WhatsApp status. WhatsApp does not add status download option in official WhatsApp application. Most of the WhatsApp users using third-party applications to download WhatsApp status. But we can save WhatsApp status videos on our Android phone without using a third-party app.
Download WhatsApp status of others only with their permission. Never download a Whatsapp status of other people without their permission. File Manager app is necessary for all Android devices to access files stored on your Android phone. If you have a file manager app installed on your device, then you can access WhatsApp status files as well. When you watch a WhatsApp status video, it temporarily saved on your device WhatsApp folder. So you can copy the file from WhatsApp folder.
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Here are a few steps to save WhatsApp status.
- Download a File Manager app if you have the file manager app on your device already. Google Files App is the best File Manager app you can download it from Google Play Store.
- Open the File Manager app (For example Google Files ) on your Android smartphone, and move to the Settings.
- Then Enable Show hidden files.
- Move back and tap on Browse, then move to the bottom and tap the internal Storage.
- Then you can see the list of files in your device include hidden files.
- Go to the WhatsApp folder > Media > ‘.Statuses’.
- To save a photo or a video, tap on the arrow button in the right side of the filename and tap Copy to and choose the folder to copy the file.
- That’s all.
WhatsApp status contents not available on WhatsApp folders all the time. It will remove automatically. So if you want to save a particular status, save it at the right time. Also, note that never save/ download a WhatsApp status of others without their permission.