How to Download WhatsApp Status or Stories

WhatsApp is not just only use for texting. Nowadays there is more use of st...

By Divy Patel Updated

WhatsApp is not just only use for texting. Nowadays there is more use of status than texting. People are using status features than any other social media feature. “There are 450 million+ People use WhatsApp Status Feature every day”.

Now a question that pops in our mind is, what if we like someone’s status and then would want to download it? Why Whatsapp is not giving the save button for download it? Can you download someone else status?

The Answer is Yes, There are different methods that you can try and download Someone else’s status. But, how? Just follow these simple steps and you can download it easily on Android and iPhone. You can Also View Someone Else Status without Letting Knowing them.

Download WhatsApp Status on Android

There are many methods to saving WhatsApp statuses on android smartphones. However, I will show you my best practices to download the Status. Follow the Step-by-Step guide to download the WhatsApp stories easily.

Method 1:- Using File Manager

When You watch someone else status, the photo or video data is saved on your device. You can’t see it because it is Store in the hidden folder. But, using file manager you can see it and also use it for your own purpose.

Here I will show you how you can see that hidden folder and copy it. This method does not require downloading any app or any extra time.

Step 1:- First, Open WhatsApp and watch the status that you want to download. Because when you watch someone it will store on your device and after that, we will find it and download it.

Step 2:- Open any File Manager.

Step 3:- Go to setting and Enable the “show hidden Files and Folder option”. (If you don’t have the option, you can use “Es file explore”. This app provides the show hidden file option)

Step 4:- Go to “Android > media > com.whatsapp > WhatsApp > Media”.

file Location where status is saved
file Location where status is saved

Step 5:- There You will find the “.Statuses” Folder and in that Folder, you will find the status that you want to Download.

 Step 6:- Make sure you copy that Status Photo or Video into some other folder. Because after 24 hours that Files will delete in the .statuses folder.

In this method, there is no need for any apps and any Extra time. This is the best method ever to download WhatsApp status.

Method 2:- Using Third-party Status Saver App

If you don’t want to go to your file manager, find the hidden files, copy-paste them, and do all that hard work. You can download any Third-Party Status Saver and easily download it. The Best Third-Party status saver App is called “Status Saver”.

This method is very easy and time-saving, but have some space on your phone to install the app.

Step 1:- First, go to the play store and install this third-party app.

Step 2:- By opening the app the first time, it will ask you permission to access the Storage device. Accept all the permission.

Step 3:- Status saver will give you the list of all status you watched in a simple User interface.

Step 4:- In that list, open the Story you want to save.

Step 5:- Now, there is a plus button on the bottom right side. Click that and click the Save option.

Now, the Status Video or Photo is saved in the StorySaver folder in your internal storage device. Moreover, you can see it in the Gallery.

There are many more status saver apps that you can use, some of them are:-

  • Status Downloader
  • Status Saver – Dual Space & Business Status Saver
  • Status Saver 2020
  • Status Saver
  • Status Downloader for Whatsapp
  • Status Saver-Image and Video

Download WhatsApp Status on iPhone

Like Android, You can’t Download the Status on your iPhone. There is a different method in iPhone to Download the Story.

So, I am telling you the technique to download WhatsApp status on iPhone.

Also Read:- Unlimited Guide on WhatsApp Web

Method 1:- Using WhatsApp++

In this method, you need to have a build store subscription. Let’s see how that works.

Step 1 – Firstly, Uninstall the original WhatsApp and go to build store and Register.

Step 2 – Now, install whatsapp++ and sign in.

Step 3 – Launch the WhatsApp++ app and go to the “Status” tab.

Step 4 – Hit the download button and select where you want to save that status.

All done. Enjoy the WhatsApp status.

Method 2:- Using WhatsApp pocket

There is the same method as we do in the WhatsApp++ app. There is an app called WhatsApp pocket.

WhatsApp Pocket does the same work as WhatsApp++ does. However, more easily.

Step 1 – Firstly, Uninstall the original WhatsApp.

Step 2 – Now, install WhatsApp pocket And sign in.

Step 3 – Launch the WhatsApp pocket app and go to the “Status” tab.

Step 4 – Hit the download button and select where you want to save that status.

All done.


WhatsApp is the most Used Texting and Status App. However, WhatsApp has Also Cared About its user’s privacy and Security. That’s why WhatsApp is not Include the download button status Feature.

Now, I need to know from you. Is this method help you to download the status. If you have any problem or error then comment below. Also If the article helps you then we appreciate it if you share it on your Social media.