How To Download Your Contact’s WhatsApp Status Videos And Photos

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Since WhatsApp Status came along on WhatsApp, the section has become an entertainment spot for those times when you are bored. Sure there are those friends who post real solemn personal stuff, or even spiritually uplifting things, but then there are those who simply make you laugh.

However, there is this (annoying) habit of people asking ‘please send me that video or photo you have uploaded on your WhatsApp Status.’ Well, it tends to be annoying when more than ten people ask you to send them. If you are experiencing the same annoyance as me, I hope you won’t experience that anymore since I’m going to instruct those annoying friends how to download photos and videos you post on your WhatsApp status.

Ways to Download WhatsApp status video

As you well know, WhatsApp doesn’t allow to download the status by default. However, there are ways you can download that funny video or photo.

Method 1:

  • Open your WhatsApp
  • Go to Status option and open the status you want to download
  • Exit the WhatsApp app and go to your phone’s File Manager
  • Whilst in the File Manager, click on the three-dot icon in the top right-hand corner and when a small menu shows up, click ‘Show Hidden Files’.
  • Navigate to the Folders labeled- WhatsApp > Media> .statuses
  • All WhatsApp contacts Status will be visible here
  • You will need to copy or move that video or photo you want to another folder
  • You now have downloaded your contact’s WhatsApp status Video/Photo

Method 2:

In case, you somehow don’t find the Hidden Files, you have to download Status Downloader for WhatsApp from Google Play Store.

  • Click ‘Start’ once the app is installed
  • Open the status you want to download on WhatsApp messenger
  • Open Status Downloader for WhatsApp, where you will see all your WhatsApp contact’s status
  • You’ll see a Download button on the status.
  • Just click on it, and the status will get downloaded

Method 3

  • You can also download WhatsApp status video by using WhatsApp Web.
  • Link up your WhatsApp device with your PC
  • Go and open the photo or video on someone’s status
  • Click the right tab on your desktop and click Save Image to start downloading the video/photo
  • That’s it, you are now done with downloading WhatsApp status video

Also read: How To Record WhatsApp Calls On Android

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  1. Anonymous

    Nice Techzim, teaching us how to perv over our crushes…

  2. Flamur Shabani

    Faleminderit për udhëzimet! Mirënjohje për sqarimet tuaja.

  3. Anirban Sarkar

    Thanks for the information.

  4. Imi Vanhu Musadaro

    Is it downloading when the file is already on your device?

    1. Jashanpreet Singh

      No ,actually it is reverse of this.First it download on your phone then you will be able to see it.Thats why we cant see a status without net because its not download in our phone.
      One important thing it also deleted from phone after 24 hr like a status disappear..

  5. Mahdi

    Good application

  6. HTET

    Thanks for this, I really want to download whtsapp status.

  7. Naresh kahar

    Rocky development application you

  8. Dumax

    But tha doesn’t make you have full video because it allowed to upload only 30’s, but if you ask the person to send it will come in full video.

  9. Anonymous

    I Know already this trick!

  10. Kim

    Shortcut; just download GBWhatsapp or YO WhatsApp

    1. Anonymous

      how we download gb whatsapp

    2. Raed

      Thats right..

  11. Vajresh

    It is hopeless trick and time pass

  12. nealbricker

    Can you not just do this by screen recording? Or am I not making sense?

  13. Prossy

    The easy way is to download what’sapp status downloader.

  14. Anonymous

    Use fm whatsapp it is the best

  15. The

    Use fm whatsapp it is the best

  16. The

    Use fm whatsapp it is the best

  17. Tatenda

    how do i download on IOS?

  18. Kobby

    It’s an old and lengthy trick

  19. Rodney Ossai

    In the actual sense the file is already on your device but copy and pasting is kind of lengthy thts why there are apps that would help you do this with one click. there is even one tht would let you merge back 2 Whatsapp status video split into 30 seconds into one video of 1 minute .