How to Save Whatsapp Status Videos to Gallery {No rooting}

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How to save Whatsapp story using apk without rooting:  2017 update has been rolled out with snapchat-story like feature in Whatsapp. You can update status/story using a collage of videos or photos. Your friends can watch status videos, but cannot download whatsapp status videos/photos. The whatsapp stories are end-to-end encrypted and gets deleted automatically after 24 hours. You can save whatsapp status videos using some tricks. The below methods to download your friends’ whatsapp stories works on Android or iPhone. Marshmallow/Nougat users or iOS 10 or iOS 11 users can also make use of these tips. However, Privacy of your friends must be respected. This snapchat-story like feature is the current trend. You can use romantic whatsapp status love videos or filmy tamil video song statuses.

Whatsapp is the pioneer in the cross-platform android/iOS messaging apps. After Facebook’s acquisition of the app, it has been in news for Facebook-Whatsapp sharing data policy. The app has been revamped with features like free voice calling, Whatsapp video calling , pin WhatsApp chats and the recent video status update. This is tutorial on how to download whatsapp status videos/photos to gallery on android or iPhone. Download Latest WhatsApp version for Android or iPhone.
Moving forward, you may be using whatsapp on Android Lollipop/Marshmallow or Nougat. If you can pay for iPhone 6S plus or iPhone 7, the methods to save whatsapp stories work intact on any device. Samsung Galaxy J5 with android marshmallow OS environment is used to save status videos. The methods include Unhiding .Status folder, Screen capturing techniques and Story Saver apk.

Save Whatsapp stories videos android iphone

3 Methods to Save Whatsapp status Videos to Gallery

Those days of keeping love quotes as whatsapp status were gone with status video update. You can now keep your favorite Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer or Mass masala Tamil video song as your whatsapp status video. You can keep the first 30 seconds of the video only as status. As of now, there is no video splitting feature in whatsapp. You can check how to disable 30 seconds whatsapp video status limit to upload long videos. Post that, you can keep your favorite hollywood flick trailer as whatsapp video status.

Method#1 : Check hidden Whatsapp Statuses Folder

After you tap on one of your friend’s status, the status photo gets downloaded to .Statuses folder on Android Lollipop/marshmallow/Nougat Device. The .Statuses folder is usually hidden to prevent you from saving whatsapp status images to gallery. All you have to do is to unhide the folder to copy whatsapp status photos of others. There is no need to root android marshmallow/nougat device or jailbreak iOS iDevice. You can download whatsapp status images/photos to gallery using this method.
Steps to unhide .Statuses folder to save whatsapp statuses
  • Whatsapp stories gets downloaded to My Files :> Device Storage :> Whatsapp :> Media :> .Statuses folder on android. And, in a similar path on other devices as well.
  • You need to unhide using More :> Show hidden files. you can also use file manager appsavailable for android and iOS to view hidden folders and files. iFunbox or iFile Manager for iOS 10.2.3 works for iphones.

Show hidden statuses folder

  • You can save whatsapp status images to gallery using this technique.

Method#2: using Screenshot or Screen capturing Apps

This is easy method to save whatsapp status videos or images to gallery. The title itself explicitly lets you get the process on how to download status videos in whatsapp. Coming to images or photos, you can save them using ubiquitous screenshot feature available on Samsung/Xiaomi/RedMi/iPhones. If you are using iOS 11, you can use inbuilt screen recording to save whatsapp status videos to memories. iOS 9, 9.3.2, 9.4 or iOS 10.2 users cannot install screen recording apps from AppStore. As an alternative, they can record iphone screen using Computer with Quick time Player, X-Mirage, Reflector 2, APowersoft iOS recorder or Dr.foneapps. 

Method#3: Story Saver for Whatsapp to Download Whatsapp Status Videos

This method includes installation of app exclusively designed to save whatsapp stories to gallery. Story Saver for whatsapp apk for android is not officially launched by whatsapp. The app is available on playstore for free download to lollipop/marshmallow/nougat phones. You can download whatsapp photo story or video story using this app. To save snapchat chats, you can use snapchat alternatives to download snaps.
  • Download Story Saver for Whatsapp apk from Google Playstore
  • Install the story saver app on Android or similar app on iphone
  • steps to download whatsapp status videos/photos to gallery on Android
    • Open the application and tap on Recent Stories button
    • Select the Video/photo stories you wish to download to gallery on Android smartphone
    • Click on Download Icon on top right hand corner
    • That’s it. The downloaded stories appear in your phone gallery.You can also check out downloaded whatsapp statuses in Story Saver Apk. You can also repost/copy whatsapp status of others by using repost option in Story Saver application
Respect the privacy of your friends by asking their permission to save their whatsapp status. I hope this article 3 Ways to download whatsapp stories to gallery is quite useful. I recommend you to check how to hack WhatsApp without issues. What are you waiting for? Use the above techniques to download whatsapp status videos and repost them.

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