WhatsApp Beta has added granular storage management — which was earlier available only on iOS — to Android that will allow users manage their chat data storage better. Also Read - WhatsApp is soon to change the way your data is backed up: What it means?Also Read - WhatsApp introduces 'Papa Mere Papa' stickers to celebrate Father's Day: How to download, send?
Users can soon go to ‘Data and storage usage’ under ‘Settings’ and then to ‘Storage usage’ to see the list of chats sorted the space taken by them on the device, Android Police reported late. By selecting any chat, users can see a detailed tally of every message type that has been sent or received, such as text messages, shared contact cards, locations, images, GIFs, videos, audio messages, and documents. ALSO READ: WhatsApp beta for Android gives you more control on storage
The new feature provides ‘Manage messages’ option to select and delete the various message types. The function is available on the latest v2.17.340 beta version of WhatsApp.