The objective of this tutorial is to save WhatsApp status of anyone in your contact list without informing them. Yes, without informing anyone and without using any applications you can save anyone WhatsApp status whether it is Text, Images & Videos.
Pro Tip: You can also read our guide on How To Restore WhatsApp Chat History and WhatsApp Two-Step Verification & Benefits
What Is WhatsApp Status
WhatsApp status is the way or methods from which we can share Text, Videos & Images in our status section. For this, both people have to save their number in contacts book.
The main thing in WhatsApp status is that the status will automatically disappear in 24 hours. We can also reply to that Status by tapping on reply. One can see someone WhatsApp status in the Status tab.
3 Ways To Save WhatsApp Status
After lots of research, I get to know, there are mainly three ways or methods from which we can save someone WhatsApp Status without informing letting them know.
- Using File Manager(Best Method)
- Using WhatsApp Web
- From Third-Party Application(Not Prefer)
Step By Step Guide To Save WhatsApp Status
Follow our step by step guide to saving the WhatsApp status of anyone without letting them know. Also, you can save anyone WhatsApp status without viewing the status. This means you can download any one WhatsApp status without letting them know.
Method 1: Using File Manager
Step 1: First of all, launch your File Manager in order to save WhatsApp status.
Step 2: Now go to your Internal storage.
Step 3: Now search or find for WhatsApp folder, where all file of WhatsApp is stored.
Step 4: After opening the WhatsApp folder you can see there are various folders like Backup, you need to open the Media Folder.
Step 5: At this step, you have to tap on 3 dots to view various available options.
Step 6: After clicking on 3 dots you can see the various available options. Out of which click on Show Hidden Folders. By tapping on this the various hidden folders are now visible.
Step 7: Now at this step, we can see that there are various folders are visible that are not visible before this step. Now find the folder named Statuses and open it.
Step 8: Now you can see the various status are available to see. you can copy that file to any other file because this will disappear after 24 hours.
Method 2: Using WhatsApp Web
WhatsApp Web is the best feature of WhatsApp from which we can perform many actons. We all are aware of what is WhatsApp Web and how to use it. While it also has many features like extract contacts from WhatsApp group, insert new lines and many more.
But we are going to see another great feature from which we can save someone WhatsApp status without informing them.
Step 1: First of all connect your WhatsApp on your PC/Laptop using WhatsApp Web.
Step 2: Once successfully connected you can see your WhatsApp chats on your screen.
Step 3: Now at the top left corner you can see a small circle tap on it.
Step 4: Now you’re all contact list WhatsApp Status will appear here. You need to select the contact for saving the status.
Step 5: Now there are three possibilities, whether the status will be a text, images & videos. For text, you need to take the screenshot by Snipping Tool or from any other way. But for videos and images, you can follow this.
For Image: Just right click on the image and you can see there is an option to save the image click on it to save on your pc.
For Videos: Just right click on the video and you can see there is an option to save the video click on it to save on your pc.
Method 3: From Third-Party Application
I will not prefer to install any third-party app for any reason. This is due to privacy reasons. Nowadays there is a lot of applications/software that is present on the internet from which we can save anyone WhatsApp status.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
In simple words, Mark As Read means your message is seen. “Mark as read” is the feature that is used by the WhatsApp to allow the users to instantly mark a chat from the notification section. We don’t need to open WhatsApp for this. Simply tap on “Mark As Read” from the notification bar and the sender gets the blue tick on its chat.
You can retrieve your old WhatsApp messages if and only if you have a backup of your message. If you don’t know how to make WhatsApp backup then you can read from here. After that, you need to see how to restore the WhatsApp message or chats.
Yes, you can use Google Drive for making WhatsApp backup. After all, it has various benefits for making WhatsApp backup to Google Drive. Good news for those people who use google drive for WhatsApp chat back up. After 12 November 2018, the storage of google drive will not count the WhatsApp chat back up. You can read Should I Backup WhatsApp to Google Drive?