How to Hide WhatsApp Images and Videos from Gallery

By default, the downloaded WhatsApp images and videos are shown in the gallery.

However, if you prefer, you can hide them from the gallery.

And, the best thing is that you don’t need any third-party app to do this task. Let’s see how to do it.

For individual Contact or Group

Open WhatsApp.

Long press the chat and you can see Overflow menu (three vertical dots) beside “Archive.” Tap it.

Hit on the “Group info” (or “View contact” if you’ve selected chat of a contact) which you can find between “Add chat shortcut” and “Mark as unread.”

Now, under “Custom notifications,” you can see “Media visibility.” Hit it.

In the popup, tap “No” and then hit “OK.”

Selected No

That’s it. From now on, the newly downloaded images and videos from this chat will not be shown in the gallery. Keep in mind that the existing ones from this chat are still displayed in the gallery.

See: How to Change WhatsApp Language

For All WhatsApp Contacts and Groups

Open WhatsApp.

Hit Overflow menu (three vertical dots) > Settings > Chats.

Hit “Media visibility.”

Disabled Media visibility

That’s all. From now on, the newly downloaded images and videos of the WhatsApp will not be shown in the gallery. Remember that the existing ones are still displayed in the gallery.

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Also see:

How to Hide Last Seen in WhatsApp

How to Make Bold, Italics, Strikethrough and Monospace Text in WhatsApp

How to Turn Off Read Receipts on WhatsApp