How to download WhatsApp status videos and photos



WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app available for all the platforms we use. It lets you make voice calls, video calls, share photos, videos, and locations. The app also lets you share stories similar to what we do on Instagram. WhatsApp calls this feature Status. One can share text, link, Photo, GIF or video as a Status on WhatsApp. Status remains there for 24 hours. We can see WhatsApp Status shared by our contacts but there is no option to save or download WhatsApp status. Sometimes if you really like a video, GIF or photo shared on Status, you may look for a good way to download WhatsApp status videos or photos. You can capture screenshot of Status photos, but screen recording the status video isn’t a good solution. In this article, I will tell you how to download WhatsApp status videos or photos.

Also see: Best Apps for WhatsApp Status Downloads

Download WhatsApp status videos or photos on Android

1. Use a File Manager app

WhatsApp temporarily keeps Stories on one of the hidden folders in Phone’s internal storage. So you need to first enable Show hidden files using the File manager app. Now follow the path Internal Storage > WhatsApp > Media > .Statuses. You will see all the status photos and videos here. If you think it is not the easy way for you, read the other ways that are easy to follow.

If you are not sure what file manager app to use, you can download Files by Google.

2. MX Player

MX Player is a popular media player and streaming service. The app recently introduced an option to save WhatsApp status videos.

Download WhatsApp status Videos

Mx Player has an option called “WhatsApp Status Saver” on the menu. Tapping on this option will show you all active WhatsApp Status posted by contacts. You can then save any of the WhatsApp Status videos you want.


3. Status Saver

Status Saver is one of the best Android apps on Android to download WhatsApp Status. The app saves both photo or video Status on a single click. You just need to download Status Saver app on your phone and then look for options.

Download WhatsApp Status videos and photos

The app asks for storage access so it can read your files. WhatsApp keeps temporary copies of WhatsApp Status on your storage. This app access the same folder to give you the option to download WhatsApp Status videos and photos.

It will show you all the available Status posted by your contacts. You can tap and save.


Download WhatsApp status videos or photos on iOS

Unlike Android, there aren’t working ways to download WhatsApp Status videos or photos. So, the only choice you are left with is capturing screenshot for status photos and screen recording for status videos.

You can press the power button and then click the volume up button to capture the screenshot of WhatsApp Status. This works on iPhone X or later. For older iPhone models, you need to volume up button and then immediately click the home key.

For screen recording, iOS has a native option. To add it to the control center follow, Settings > Control Center > Customize Controls. Now under More Controls, locate Screen Recording. To add, tap on the green plus button.

Now each time you want to record the screen, you can Pull the control center and tap on the screen recording button.

Download WhatsApp Status on iPhone

I know it is not easy to download WhatsApp Status video on iPhone, but it is easy on Android.

Wrap Up

Now you know how to save WhatsApp Status video on Android or save WhatsApp Status video on iPhone. It is really easy to download WhatsApp Status videos on Android, but a bit tricky on iOS. You can follow the given ways.

I hope this tutorial was easy to understand and follow. If you have any question, you can leave in the comments.