WhatsApp introduces the new Status feature in February 2017. WhatsApp users have been using the status feature to share videos, photos and gifs which will appear only for the next 24 hours. It is believed that WhatsApp has cloned this feature from Snapchat Stories. The status will be automatically deleted exactly after 24 hours. This feature has picked up really well and it’s super popular among the WhatsApp users worldwide. The problem is there is no official way recommended by WhatsApp to save these statuses. As they are perishable in nature and disappear after 24 hours, it’s not possible for users to save them. Though some users save the picture statuses by taking a screenshot of their phone, they are clueless about how to save the video statuses. In this article, we’ll show you the way to save the WhatsApp statuses.You can visit Yournav to see more features of what’s app.
There are a couple of apps which helps to save the WhatsApp statuses permanently. However, there is a method which doesn’t need any application to save the WhatsApp Statuses. Follow the below instructions step by step to be able to save WhatsApp statuses.
Step 1: Open your WhatsApp. Go to the Status section. Tap on the Status you wish to save.
Step 2: Go to the WhatsApp folder. Navigate to Media folder.
Step 3: There is a hidden folder called as. Statuses. As it is a hidden folder, you have to unhide it to be able to save the statuses.
Step 4: Go to File Manager and go to Settings. You can see a Hidden Files option there. Enable it to be able to see the hidden files on your Android device.
Step 5: Go back to the WhatsApp folder and Media folder. Now, you’ll able to see the statuses. As they’ll get deleted automatically in 24 hours, you need to copy the status you wish to save and mover or paste it to another folder or your computer.
Step 6: If you have saved the status in another folder in your phone, go to Gallery folder and there you can see the status which you have saved.
We hope that this tutorial has helped you to save the WhatsApp statuses permanently. With the help of this method, you can save all kinds of WhatsApp status whether it is video, photo or a gif. This method doesn’t need any new app to be installed and it is pretty straightforward. Keep visiting this space, as we post many more WhatsApp tricks and tips in our upcoming write-ups. We have found a really useful application which may help some WhatsApp users. If someone is harassing you on WhatsApp, you can use this tracker by yournav to track their number.
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