If someone sending files through WhatsApp that you don’t want to save in your phone, there are a few ways to stop downloading these files. We have told you some ways of stop saving those files. This time we are going to tell you how to do disable auto saving for a single person on iPhone. Please feel free to ask us if you have any question about this subject or any other about WhatsApp.
How to Stop Saving Files of a Single Contact on WhatsApp iPhone (Step by Step with Pictures)
You can do the following steps to stop saving files from a single contact on your iPhone device:
1-) Run WhatsApp on your iOS device
2-) Tap on the chat of the contact that you want to stop auto saving files.
3-) When you enter to the chat screen, tap on the contact name at the top of the screen. You can check the picture below for location of the contact name.
4-) Swipe down and find the “Save Media to Camera Roll” option on the Contact Info page. See the picture below:
5-) There will be three options for you. Default (On) is an option which will apply your general WhatsApp settings. If you select Always, you will download the files from that conversation if you even block all downloads. This is for making exception. If you select Never, you will never download files if you even setup auto save on general settings of WhatsApp Messenger.
This is all you need to do for disabling auto saving for a single person on WhatsApp.
See Also: How to Save WhatsApp Pictures Manually