Why WhatsApp photos are not saved in Gallery solution?

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The other day a subscriber asked me why whatsapp photos not save in gallery of his Smartphone and there was a method to try to fix it. After doing some research, I found the solution and found it interesting to bring The Power Of The Green Android to shed some light on the matter and help other people. That's why if you have media visibility problems in WhatsApp, we will explain how to solve them step by step.



Why are WhatsApp photos not saving in Gallery?

As a general rule, if you have problems seeing photos sent from whatsapp in your gallery, by usual è due to 2 reasons:

  1. You did not accept i storage permissions in WhatsApp.
  2. You have deactivated the option «Visibility of media files».

WhatsApp photos not saving in photo gallery How do I fix it? 2022

make whatsapp photos visible in your phone gallery we are going to give you 2 recommendations to solve this problem, that's why I advise you to follow the steps that you will see below to the letter.

Check if you have accepted the storage permissions

Chances are you have denied storage permission to this messaging client in so that any media they send you cannot be stored in it. To check if we have accepted this authorization we must go to "Settings" on our phone.

The next thing we need to do is locate the «Applications» section and once found we enter.

It is here that we will see a list with all the apps available on our smartphone, locate WhatsApp and enter inside.



Once inside «About the application» we will identify the «Permissions» and we will select them.

This is where we need to enter «Storage».

The option to select is "Consent".


In case everything is correct, the ultimate solution is to activate the option «Visibility of Multimedia Files».

How to activate "Media visibility" from the gallery in WhatsApp

We go to our favorite messaging client and select i 3 vertical dots top right.

In the pop-up menu we enter into "Settings".

 

So we'll go up "Chat".


We enable the call option «Media files visibility» who is responsible for the view recently downloaded media files in phone gallery.

With this you will have solved your problems related to the impossibility of see downloaded media files in your WhatsApp gallery. If you have any questions you can always leave me a comment and I will try to answer as soon as possible, don't forget to share this article with your social networks which would allow me to continue developing this tech blog to help more people.


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