In mid-summer of this same year, the portal WaBetaInfo developed the new feature of WhatsApp that allows users to save storage space on the mobile. Then we only had a few screenshots leaked of the version beta of WhatsApp, but now this feature has just activated on this version of the app for Android.
Although at the moment it seems that this feature has not landed on iOS if that makes it in the beta of WhatsApp to Google’s operating system. Thanks to it, save storage space on Android is extremely simple as is the application itself that tells you how much space you are taking up the content sent and received through the app of instant messaging.
To access the settings of WhatsApp there is a new menu in settings that give us details on how much space they occupy our chats, the received images, the videos, the GIFs, the documents exchanged, and even voice notes. In this way, you can discover where is the source of the lack of storage space on your Android smartphone and act accordingly.
How to save storage on Android, thanks to WhatsApp
The new function of WhatsApp is hidden within the settings menu. What you have to do in order to save storage space on Android is to access the Settings > Data Usage and storage > storage Use. By the time the beta version of Android this option is called “Storage Usage” but it is hoped that when the final version of the app for Android.
It is then when you see a list of your active chats. groups and contacts together in this section to make clear once and for all content sent through their respective chats. When you access a group or contact, you can see as they appear to be the MB that is occupied by the videos, photos, Gifs, documents, or audio files that have been sent through that conversation.
At this point you can select all of the content desired for that, when you press the red button below, it deleted all the files in the memory of your smartphone. This way you can save space on Android thanks to the new function of WhatsApp is no need to make use of the file browser or delete each content manually from the gallery of the mobile.