How to Download WhatsApp Statuses? | A Few Neat Tricks

The new WhatsApp Status update has been making quite a Buzz lately. People are sharing videos, pictures, Gif’s and even simple text statuses every now and then on WhatsApp. This WhatsApp feature is getting a lot of new updates like adding time and place to it and also some other new things. But one of the most searched topics about WhatsApp is “How to Download WhatsApp Statuses?” And this is the sole reason because of which I decided to write this post.

WhatsApp status download

In simple and easy words, Downloading WhatsApp Statuses is not possible. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t get them! There are a few tricks that can be used to get hold of the other people’s Statuses.  And in this post, I will be highlighting some of the most well-known tricks to grab hold of others WhatsApp Status! So let’s get started then!

Tricks to Download WhatsApp Statuses?

The tricks that I have provided below are quite easy and simple.  And you have to download an App to grab these WhatsApp Statuses that appear on your status feed! So, check the tricks down below.

1. Taking Screenshots or Using Screen recoding Apps:

Well, this is most common and easiest method of all the tricks. Well, basically every smartphone has a feature that allows you to take screenshots of your device’s screen. So suppose that there is quite a nice picture on your feed and you want to get it, then all you need to do take a screenshot of it.  And later if you crop and take out the unnecessary parts of it then it will look quite original.

WhatsApp Status Screenshot

But screenshot won’t work if you want to get a Video and for that, you would need a screen recording app. Now, you can get it easily from Google Play Store and you can record your screen to get the video. After that, you can use a video editor and cut out the unnecessary parts. Quite simple and easy, Right?

Now, let’s move on to the next one.

2. Checking the Hidden WhatsApp Folder:

A lot of you might have noticed that once you watch WhatsApp Statuses/Story, the next time you visit it again you don’t need to wait for it to get loaded or downloaded on your device again. So that means it gets downloaded somewhere on the device and after it’s time limit is over it gets deleted automatically. So where does it get downloaded? Well, there is a WhatsApp Statuses folder that goes by the name .Stauses in the root folder of your WhatsApp App. And the best part is that you don’t have to root your Android device. So check the steps down below to get the status using this method.

Generally the .Statuses folder stays hidden and to get hold of statuses you need to unhide the folder. Follow the following steps to unhide this folder:

  • Visit My Files, then after that move on to Device Storage.
  • After that, you need to click on WhatsApp, followed by Media.
  • And inside the media folder, you will be able to view the .Statuses folder.
  • After that, you need to tap on More and then tap Show Hidden Folder.

Download WhatsApp Status

And this marks the end of the second tricks and with that let’s move on to the third trick which is also the final trick.

3. Download Story Saver App For WhatsApp:

There are few apps which have been made for the sole purpose of downloading WhatsApp Statuses. You can just grab one of them from Google Play Store and that after that you can easily download the statuses that you want. These apps are quite easy to operate and their size is quite low too.

And that’s it. Just follow one of these steps and you will be able to get whichever status you want. These are the only tricks that I know of. If you know of any other status then just let us know by leaving a c0mment down below. Hope these tricks would be of help to you.

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