How to prevent media auto download on WhatsApp?!

When using mobile data, we all want to ensure it's not wasted.

When using Whatsapp, files are automatically downloaded when sent to you or a group you're in. This can be inconvenient especially when using mobile data.

Here's how you can simply prevent that.

1. Go to your WhatsApp "settings"

2. Click "data and storage usage"

3. Under "media auto-download" click on "when using mobile data" and uncheck all the media files listed.

This will prevent auto-download when on mobile data, you can ensure it's set to all media when connected on Wi-Fi.