[3 Ways] How to Save a WhatsApp Status on iPhone/PC

Want to save a WhatsApp Status photo or videos posted by your friends? You may need this guide to know how to save WhatsApp Status on iPhone and PC in three effective methods.

Demi by Demi Updated March 1, 2024
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Can you save a photo/video from WhatsApp Status?

WhatsApp has developed from a successful instant messaging program to a popular social networking platform. Following in the footsteps of Instagram Stories, WhatsApp Status now has a stories option. These statuses are only visible for 24 hours, which adds to the interest.

The Status can be viewed from WhatsApp’s Status tab. But, even if you want to, you cannot officially save videos or photos from WhatsApp status.

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Here in this guide, we will explore a few tricks for how to save WhatsApp Status photos and videos to an iPhone or PC. Let’s go.

Way 1. How to save a photo/video WhatsApp Status by screenshot or recording

It is one of the wise and simplest choices to save photo and video WhatsApp Status by screenshot or recording.

You can screenshot the WhatsApp Status photo to save it to your iPhone Photos app. For the video in WhatsApp Status, you can choose to record it via the screen recorder and save it to your iPhone. Follow the steps below to make it.

How to save photo from WhatsApp Status by screenshot
Step 1. Go to the WhatsApp app > Get to the WhatsApp Status photo you’d like to save.

Step 2. Take screenshot to the photos according to your iPhone model.

Take screenshot on iPhone with Face ID: Press and quickly release both the Side button and the Volume button at the same time.

Take screenshot on iPhone with Touch ID: Press and quickly release both the Home button and the Top/Side button at the same time.

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Step 3. You may need to modify the photos locally on your iPhone, such as trimming the white border of the photos, to make them look nicer.

How to save a video from WhatsApp Status by screen recording
Step 1. On WhatsApp app, get to the WhatsApp Status video you want to save.

Step 2. Swipe down from the top right corner of your iPhone to open Control Center > Tap the grey Record button, it will start to record iPhone after 3-second countdown > Exit Control Center to record your screen.

screen record iPhone

Step 3. To stop recording, back to Control Center and tap the Red Record button. You can also tap the red status bar at the top of your screen and tap Stop.

The recorded WhatsApp Status video is also saved in the Photos app. Go to the app to have a check.

Way 2. How to save WhatsApp Status via WhatsApp Status Saver

With the help of another app from App Store, you can download or save others WhatsApp Status. Status Saver for WhatsApp was chosen based on its popularity and App Store ratings.

Please be noted that if you’re using WhatsApp on the same device that you’ve downloaded the Status Saver app, you need a second device to display the QR code that enables you to log in to the app using your WhatsApp account.

Follow the steps below to know how to save others WhatsApp Status via WhatsApp Status Saver app.

Step 1. Status Saver app provides a custom link send it to another device > Open the link on the other device > On the shared web page, you will be given WhatsApp’s web login QR code.

Step 2. Go to your iPhone WhatsApp > Settings > Tap Linked Devices > Link a Device > Scan the QR code displayed on the other device with your iPhone.

link a device

Step 3. Now, you will be logged into your WhatsApp account in the Status Saver app > Open the Status Saver screen, and you can fetch all the statuses available to you.

Step 4. Tap Status Saver inside the Status Saver app > Tap any status video or photos > Tap the Share button from the top-right corner > Tap Save Video/Save Image to save it to your iPhone Photos library.

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Way 3. How to save WhatsApp Status from WhatsApp web on PC

The WhatsApp web version provides you with an easy way to directly download WhatsApp Status photos and videos to your computer.

Step 1. Open a web browser on your PC and go to WhatsApp Web and log in with your WhatsApp account.

Step 2. Select the particular status from which you want to download specific photos and videos.

Step 3. Right-click on the photo or video that you want to save > Select the appropriate option to save the photos or video to your computer.

download WhatsApp Status on PC

If you’d like to save the WhatsApp Status photos and videos to your iPhone, you can try the tool introduced in the next part to transfer photos from computer to iPhone.

Bonus: An easy way to transfer WhatsApp status from PC to iPhone

To save WhatsApp Status photos and videos to your iPhone, here we recommend one of the best iOS data transfer tool - FoneTool. You won’t lose the powerful freeware phone tool if you need a transfer helper that can:
• be easy-to-use;
• complete the transfer fast;
• transfer multiple file types at a time;
• enable selective and preview transfer.

Free download FoneTool to your computer, and follow the steps below to transfer WhatsApp Status photos and videos from PC to iPhone in three simple steps.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone with a USB cable > Install and run FoneTool, and click Phone Transfer > Move the cursor to PC to iPhone and click Start Transfer.

go to transfer

Step 2. Check the Photos and Videos icon on the top of the interface > Click the folder icon to choose and open WhatsApp Status photos and videos that were just downloaded. You can also directly drag and drop them to the blank box.

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Step 3. Finally, make sure you have all WhatsApp Status photos and videos added, click Start Transfer to begin.

start transfer

When the transfer is completed, you can go to the Photos app on your iPhone to check your photos and videos in WhatsApp Status.


Here are the three ways for how to save WhatsApp Status photos and videos on iPhone and PC. Without relying on any tool, you can get WhatsApp Status by taking screenshot on iPhone or downloading to PC. You can also make use of Status Saver app to save them. Is this guide helpful? Please share it with others.


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