WhatsApp plus was required to stop automatic downloading of images, videos and audio files but today, WhatsApp has added a new option to its settings, that you can easily control automatic media files downloading, so whenever any of your friends share files to you it will follow the comment as your settings and then receive the file on your smartphone storage.Below we have explained the steps by step guide to disable automatic image downloads.
How to Disable Auto Media Files Download In WhatsApp
Step 1: Go to your Settings on your WhatsApp.
Step 2: Now choose Chat Settings.
Step 3: from chat settings you will find Media Auto-download click/tap on it.
Step 4: Now you can choose the suitable option for you When Using Mobile Data or When connected or Wifi or When Roaming.
That's all. Now if someone send you files the file will start download as just like your settings. So you will no need to worry about your internet bandwidth anymore.