WhatsApp clues and tricks: Do you want to download your WhatsApp status? Here’s how to download someone else’s WhatsApp status video without them knowing.
WhatsApp Status has introduced a few years ago. This WhatsApp feature was inspired by Instagram and Facebook Stories, but it did not prove to be as popular as the company had hoped. Stories are one of the most popular Instagram features available today. Status on WhatsApp allows users to share photos, videos, and GIFs.
It is simple to upload a WhatsApp status. All you have to do is go to the Status section of the app, click on the camera icon, and you can either take a photo/video or upload a media file directly from your phone’s gallery. Once you’ve uploaded the photo or video you want to share on Status, click the send button.
What if you like the WhatsApp status of a friend and want to download it? You can certainly request that he/she share the video on personal chat, but if you do not wish to do so, there is a way to download the status. You can always take a screenshot of the status if it’s a photo, but what if it’s a video? There is a trick in there that you can try out.
Before we get started, you should know that WhatsApp does not provide an official way to download someone else’s status. Here’s a method for downloading someone else’s WhatsApp Status video without their knowledge.
How to Get WhatsApp Status (For Android)
Step 1: First, download Google Files from the Google Play store onto your Android smartphone.
Step 2: Next, in the app, click on the menu icon in the upper left corner.
Step 3: Select the Settings option.
Step 4: Enable the “show hidden files” option.
Step 5: Navigate to your smartphone’s file manager.
Step 6: Next, select Internal Storage > WhatsApp> Media> Status Updates
Step 7: In the folder, you can view the status of the items you’ve viewed. Select the desired photo/video by clicking on it.
Step 8: Long press the status video you want to download and save it to your preferred location.