Save Storage on Images and Videos

WhatsApp automatically downloads all photos, videos, audio files, WhatsApp number and documents onto your device upon receipt. Given the number of media files you probably receive in a given week, it’s not ideal. Unless you stay on top of your photo library, its size is quickly going to spiral out of control.

It’s easy to stop this from happening and save storage (and data). Tap on More options and head to Settings > Data and storage usage. Under Media auto-download, tap on When using mobile dataWhen connected on Wi-Fi, and When roaming and uncheck all of the boxes.

Schedule WhatsApp Messages

Are you forgetful? Tired of forgetting your parents’ anniversary or your sister’s birthday? Fear not, WhatsApp can help thanks to scheduled messages.

You’ll need to download a third-party app to get started. One such app that’s available on both Android and iOS is SKEDit. You can schedule posts, program automated replies, set reminders, and more.

Send BCCs on WhatsApp Using Broadcasts

Blind Carbon Copy (BCC) is a frequently used email feature that lets you send the same message to lots of people without the recipients being aware of who else got the communication.


It’s a little-known fact that WhatsApp allows you to do the same thing. The feature is called Broadcast. To use it, click on More options > New Broadcast and enter the names of the people who you want to send your message to. You’ll B to B Database be able to see who opened it and receive any responses privately and individually.

Note that people will only receive your WhatsApp broadcast if they have saved your number in their address book.

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