Edit Mobile Data Downloads on WhatsApp for HTC One M8

Edited by Thor, Crystal, Eng

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the power button located on top of the phone
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    Once the phone has been activated we will see the lock screen.
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    To unlock the phone, swipe the screen up
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    Once the phone has been unlocked we will see the home screen, and at the bottom we will see 5 icons. We now need to open the application folder.
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    We can do that by tapping the icon in the middle, at the bottom of the screen
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    There is a grid of white dots. This is the icon for the applications folder.
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    Now that the folder has been opened, we need to find and tap the WhatsApp application
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    There is a WhatsApp icon, which is a green speech bubble with a white telephone inside, and underneath it says "WhatsApp". Your application may be in a different location, so look for the icon in your folder.
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    We now need to tap the menu icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen
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    There are three small white dots in a vertical line.
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    Tap "Settings"
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    Tap "Chats and calls"
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    Tap on the second option, "Media auto-download"
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    Tap on the first option, "When using mobile data"
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    This refers to what type of media will be auto-downloaded when using mobile data. In this case it says, "Images" underneath, indicating that images are going to be auto-downloaded when using mobile data.
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    Press down on the boxes to put a check mark in them
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    In this case, we have added "Audio" and "Videos" to the list of things that will be auto-downloaded when using mobile data.
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    To deselect an option, press down on the box until the check mark has disappeared
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    When we're happy with our choices, we can press down on "OK"
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    That will confirm our choice.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to edit what media is automatically downloaded in WhatsApp when using mobile data on an HTC One M8
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    If you have any questions, comments or queries about this video, or about the process that you have seen in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below, and we will answer them for you. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Categories : Communications & Education | HTC

Recent edits by: Crystal, Thor

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