“I used WhatsApp to chat with my friends and these media files run out of my iPhone storage. Is there any solution for me to move these WhatsApp media to my sd card so that I can delete them on my iPhone? Thanks for any suggestions.”
It is known that videos and photos would be the first one which occupy much phone storage, as well as these media files in third-party app like WhatsApp. It would be inconvenience when your storage is full. Then what can you do? Remove these files from your phone? This is unnecessary actually. In this tutorial, we will show you how to move the entire media collection you received on WhatsApp to SD card.
Part 1: How to Move WhatsApp Media to SD Card
To complete the WhatsApp media files transfer, you can select the traditional way- sync the files to your computer and then move them to your SD card.This way do not need to install any third-party software on your computer as well as the mobile phone. Just with the USB cable and card reader then you can begin the transferring process. Now let's see how to move media files on WhatsApp to SD card:
Step 1. First of all, you need to use a USB cable to connect your phone to computer and let the PC detect the connected device.
Step 2. After the detection, you can double click on the icon of My Computer and find out your phone device in this section. Then just tap on your device.
Step 3. Next, go to the internal memory folder and look for the WhatsApp file.
Step 4. Now you can simply copy the folder on your internal memory and then paste it on computer. Then, you can delete the original WhatsApp data from the internal memory to free up the device.
Step 5. Finally, you need to insert the SD card into a card reader and plug it to your computer. And once again, just copy and paste the files to the SD card easily.
Part 2: How to Move iPhone WhatsApp Media to Computer
If you are the iOS user, you may find that it is hardly to access WhatsApp media folder directly. Thus, we will introduce the third-party to help you do it. A software named iRefone
that perfectly does so. This software not only can help you backup WhatsApp data from iPhone to computer, but also helps you to recover deleted or lost WhatsApp data. Besides WhatsApp data, other data like messages, notes, contacts, call history, photos, wechat and more. It enables you to preview these whatsapp media files on computer as you like.
Step 1. Launch iRefone and connect your iPhone with computer. The software will detect the device automatically. Click “Start” to go on.
Step 2. Then you will enter the interface to ask you choose the data you need to scan. Choose the icon of WhatsApp Attachments to start the process of analysis and scanning your iPhone.
Step 3. When the scanning is finished, all of the WhatsApp messages attachments on your iPhone including photos and videos will be displayed in the software. You could preview them one by one and choose what you need to backup them on your computer.