How to Download WhatsApp Videos

Apps / software WhatsApp status: download videos


WhatsApp is no longer just about sending messages, various new functions, such as WhatsApp status, are also of great importance for users. But what if you see a really funny video or a great picture about the WhatsApp status of one of your contacts? Of course, you can take a screenshot of the image - but how about a video?

How to Download Videos from WhatsApp Status


WhatsApp saves the status files (photos / videos) locally on your phone. However, these are deleted after 24 hours. The solution: You copy it from the temporary folder and save it. Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Note: The folder .statuses is a hidden folder on the Android system. Depending on the file manager used, you have to tap the three-dot menu at the top and the option "Show hidden files"Activate. You will then see the folder.


To save a video from a WhatsApp state, there is no need for third-party software or jailbreaking. All iPhones have had their own screen recording tool since iOS 11. Just start this up and then look at the corresponding WhatsApp status to record it. So it is saved as a video on your smartphone. How to take a screen recording on iPhone, read here.

Quick start guide: Android

  1. First, take a look at the status you want to save.
  2. Then open the File manager Your smartphone.
  3. Navigate to the path there "Internal Storage"> "WhatsApp"> "Media"> ".Statuses".
  4. Copy Here you the desired file and save it in a desired folder.