Solution for HP Memory Running Out Quickly Due to WhatsApp Tech – 47 minutes ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – WhatsApp is not only a means of communication in text form, but also for sending images, videos, sounds and other media. It’s not surprising that the files on WhatsApp make your cellphone’s memory run out quickly.

For this reason, users need to clean these files. WhatsApp says low device storage capacity will prevent the application from functioning properly.


WhatsApp asks its users to ‘clean up’ or free up some storage. That way they can continue using the application without problems.

Here’s a solution so that your cellphone memory doesn’t run out quickly because of WhatsApp.

Turn off automatic downloads

When you first install WhatsApp, the default settings are set to download media automatically. This media can really fill up your phone’s storage space, especially if you’re in a large and active group.

So, the first precaution you should do is turn off automatic downloading. Here’s how on Android

1. Open WhatsApp and tap the three dots in the top right corner

2. Select Settings, select Storage and Data

3. Scroll down to the Auto download media section

4. Touch When using mobile data and WiFi, then turn off all media types.

Here’s how to do it for iPhone:

1. Open WhatsApp and tap Profile in the bottom right corner of the menu

2. Tap Storage and Data

3. Then scroll to the Auto Download Media section.

4. Tap each media type row and select Never.

Quoted from the WhatsApp FAQ page, this is how to free up memory on Android

To see the amount of space used by media or items on WhatsApp, here’s how:

1. On the Chat tab, tap More options (three dots) > Settings

2. Tap Data and Storage > Manage Storage

3. The amount of space used by WhatsApp will be displayed at the top of the screen

Deleting photos and videos on WhatsApp

On the Chat tab, click More options > Settings

Press the Data and Storage menu > Manage Storage

There are several deletion options, namely large media, media that has been forwarded many times, and based on certain chat rooms

To delete all items, click Select all. While deleting only a few items, click and hold the desired item and select other items to delete several at once

Click Delete. Select ‘Remove starred items’ to remove starred items and ‘Remove all copies’ to remove duplicates

Tap Delete.

Remove files from search

On the Chat tab, tap Search

Tap Photos, Videos, or Documents

Click the item you want to delete

Tap More > Delete or you can also click ‘Delete media in this chat’

Press Delete

Here’s how to see the amount of remaining storage space on your iPhone:

1. Open WhatsApp Settings

2. Continue by selecting the Data and Storage menu > Manage Storage

3. The amount of space used by WhatsApp will be displayed at the top of the screen

If you have seen the size of the file, you can delete the item. The method is this:

1. Open WhatsApp Settings

2. Click Data and Storage > Manage Storage

3. Press the menu Larger than 5 MB, Forwarded Multiple Times, or select a specific chat.

4. To select all items, click Select All. If you only want a few, press the item you want to delete

Click Delete. If you select starred items, then select Delete All, Except Starred or Delete All.

Tap Delete Item. To select duplicate items, click Remove Items and Copies.

Remove items from search

On the Chat tab, display the Search bar

Click the Photos, Videos or Documents menu

Click the item you want to delete

Press Delete > Delete for me

Please remember that deleting a number of files can be done regularly. So photos and videos on WhatsApp don’t pile up and it will be easier to choose the media you want to save and throw away.

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