WhatsApp new storage management tool makes it easier to free up space
WhatsApp introduced the storage management feature in 2017 to provide a detailed breakdown of the space occupied by chats, images, GIFs, videos, audio messages, and documents on your device.
Today, it has started rolling out a revamped storage management tool that conveniently groups large files and media that have been transferred multiple times, sorts files by size in descending order, and provides a way to preview. files before deleting them.
How to Clean up Storage using Whatsapp Storage Management Tool
WhatsApp also offers a media preview before selecting one or more items to delete.
The new storage management tool can be accessed from Settings -> Storage and data -> Manage storage. It has ” Transferred multiple times ” and ” Review and delete items ” tabs with the default ” More than 5MB ” sort option to easily clean files.
WhatsApp has also released a video that shows how this feature works and helps free up significant space by removing duplicate items. The update is already underway for Android users.