How to download a WhatsApp video status

download a WhatsApp video Status

Ever wanted to download a WhatsApp Status video or Image, but couldn’t figure out how? It’s actually not that hard. Why would you want to a download WhatsApp videos status or Images?

Here are 2 possible reasons:

  1. You liked it.

Your friend posted a status video or image and you really liked and you want to post it too.

  1. It contains you

The status your friend posted contains you also. And you also want to upload it to get more attention but he is not giving you the images or video to tease you.

Bad Huh!

So, how do you download a WhatsApp Status video or Image file so you can upload it too? I’ll show you below.

Download a WhatsApp video Status For Android Mobile

This trick allows you to download the others Whatsapp Status Photo or Video from your mobile. There are 2 methods are here.

First one is Download Whatsapp Status Video or Photo by using the mobile settings. And the Second one is by using the app from playStore.

I prefer the First method i.e:

  • Turn on Internet and Open your Whatsapp Account
  • Go to Status option and watch the status you want to download/Save
download a WhatsApp video Status
download a WhatsApp video Status
  • Here’s the trick. Now these status updates are actually downloaded by whatsapp temporarily. We just need to locate where the files are stored in the memory.
  • Then open your File Manager.
  • Go to Settings and Then Show Hidden Files.
download a WhatsApp video Status
download a WhatsApp video Status


  • Then navigate to Folder: Whatsapp–>Media–>.statusesdownload a Whatsapp video statusdownload a WhatsApp video StatusThere you can see all your WhatsApp contact’s Status.

download a WhatsApp video Status

  • Simply Copy/Move that File and Place in another folder
  • That’s all!!! You have downloaded your friend’s WhatsApp status Video/Picture.


The Second Method is:

  • There are many apps available for this purpose. Story Saver for Whatsapp available on google play store helps you to download photos and videos of whatsapp status. Whatsapp temporariy stores the statuses in the hidden Folder, there is no official option to download whatsapp status.

download a WhatsApp video Status

  • After installing open the app and click on recent stories, it will tell you the brieft procedure.
  • Open whatsapp and go to status tab.
  • Now return to the status downloader app and you will see all the status updates are ready to be downloaded.

Download WhatsApp video Status for PC

When you are working on your Computer system through WhatsApp’s really cool Feature WhatsApp Web, Can you download the WhatsApp status of your friends in the PC? I say Yes! Why Not.

This trick shows you how to extract an MP4 file of video or JPEG file of  Image status from WhatsApp in your PC.

No fancy software required!

Step 1: Open WhatsApp Web page

Go to the link given below to open the Whatsapp Web Page On your computer and make sure you have a good internet connection.

download a WhatsApp video Status

Step 2:  Scan The QR CODE

Now scan the QR code shown in the PC browser in your phone’s Whatsapp.

Open your whatsapp in phone and touch the three dots button at the right of the screen and select Whatsapp web then scan the QR code.

download a WhatsApp video Statusdownload a WhatsApp video Status

Step 3: Open Status Menu

Now You are operating your Whatsapp in your PC, then click on to the status butoon shown on the top and you are able to view all the status of your friends.

download a WhatsApp video Status

Step 4: Select the Status

Now select the one Friend’s status you want to download.

download a WhatsApp video Status

Step 5: Save the video

As the status starts to show just right click on the Image or video and click on “Save Video as” or “Save Image as ” option. Choose a name for the file and save to your computer.

download a WhatsApp video StatusConclusion

Yep, it’s really that simple! That’s how you download WhatsApp Status video or Image file. Once you download the file, you can reuse the video Or Image on other platforms — like your website, YouTube or any other video channel you would like.

What about you? Have you tried this?

Do you see other uses for downloading videos Or Images from WhatsApp ? Let me know in the comments below.


Author: akshay upadhyay

He is an Entrepreneur and Professional Blogger, who has tremendous passion for innovative application and developing them, like Video Waker. You can follow him on Google Plus.