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Thursday, January 27, 2022

The trick to delete all media files from a single chat on WhatsApp

WhatsApp is an instant messaging application that occupies a large amount of storage on the mobile phone, because through the aforementioned platform you can share different types of multimedia files such as: photos, videos, gifs and audios, Would you like to delete these elements that you have received in a single chat? Here we will explain the steps.

It is important to clarify that to perform this trick it will not be necessary to install external applications on the smartphone, since it is a native tool of WhatsAppIt can also be very useful in case you want to get rid of any file that you do not like or simply want to free up storage space on the device.

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  • First, make sure WhatsApp do not have pending updates in the Google Play Store or App Store.
  • Now, enter the ‘Settings’ by pressing the icon of the three vertical dots located in the upper right corner.
  • Here open the ‘Storage and data’ section and then click on the ‘Manage storage’ option.
  • The app will show you the total amount in Gigabytes (GB) that it has been occupying since you installed it on the device.
  • At the bottom you will see a long list of chats, click on one to display all the multimedia files you have received or sent.
  • By pressing the icon with the three stripes (top right) you can organize the elements by: ‘Most recent’, ‘Oldest’, ‘Largest’.
  • To carry out a massive elimination, tap on the option ‘Select all’ and then click on the trash can icon, you will find it at the top right.
  • Finally, close and reopen WhatsApp, enter the chat where you deleted everything and the images will now be displayed out of focus, it means that to see them you will have to download them again.

How to recover deleted messages on WhatsApp

  • If you have deleted a message or just uninstalled the app from WhatsApp you will have to follow these steps.
  • Make sure you’ve created a backup before deleting that entire message or chat.
  • Reinstall WhatsApp on your cell phone from Google play or iOS Store.
  • Now, the app will ask for your permissions so that it can send you a message containing a code.
  • At that moment you must enter this secret verification code.
  • The next step is to restore your backup.
  • When you do, you will be able to see that conversation again or the messages that you deleted during the last hours.

Do you have a problem with WhatsApp? Do you need to report it? If you have any kind of problem, then you should write to their contact email: [email protected] or [email protected] You can also make the same request from your iPhone through the exclusive service for iOS.

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