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How to make Telegram images not save in gallery


Do you have little space on your mobile? It may be the Telegram images. We explain how to prevent them from being saved in the gallery and thus save memory.

The multimedia files that you receive through apps can be one of the main reasons for the lack of free space on your mobile phone. Applications such as WhatsApp and Telegram automatically store the images in the terminal's gallery, which little by little take over the unused memory.

After explaining how to prevent WhatsApp photos and videos from downloading automatically, in this article we will see how you can make Telegram images not save to gallery. In this way, you will be the one who decides which photos and videos from Telegram you download or not.

Save images to Telegram gallery

Save space on your mobile by deactivating the saving of Telegram images in the gallery.

Disable Telegram option to save to gallery

Telegram is characterized by offering a large number of functions to its users related to personalization, security, privacy, data and storage, among other sections. In this case we will focus on one of the chat settings, "Save to gallery", which as its name suggests, allows you to configure the automatic storage of files in the internal memory of your mobile.

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If you often suffer from the notification that warns you that there is little free space on your device, take advantage of this Telegram function to gain memory. Do not worry because you will not lose the photos and videos that you do not save, because are stored in the Telegram cloud and you can always access them to download them in the future.

Without further ado, these are the steps you need to take to disable Telegram's save to gallery option:

  1. Open the Telegram application.
  2. Pull down the side menu by clicking on the button with three horizontal lines in the upper left corner or by sliding with your finger from left to right on the screen.
  3. Tap on the option "Settings".
  4. In the new menu, in the "Settings" section, click on "Chats".
  5. Swipe down until you find the option "Save to gallery", which you must deactivate by moving the box to the left.

How to make Telegram images not save in gallery

These 5 simple steps are what make up the procedure to make Telegram images not automatically save in the gallery of your phone and, in that way, do not gradually appropriate free memory.

After deactivating the tool, whenever you want download a photo or video of a conversation, click on the image, then on the three-dot button in the upper right corner and select "Save to gallery". Thus, you will only download the images that interest you and not all the ones you receive on the messaging platform, a good practice also to keep your mobile clean of useless files.

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