How To Change WhatsApp Storage To SD Card In Samsung

Last Updated : Jan 12, 2022

How To Change WhatsApp Storage To SD Card In Samsung

In this article we will show you how to change WhatsApp storage to SD card in Samsung, we do many things on our mobile phone and share numerous information. All of it usually gets stored in the internal memory of our mobile phone.

But there is always a limit to it. We do not have unlimited memory capacity on our mobile devices.

That is exactly why we are provided with memory extension options on our mobile phones. We can use SD cards as our external storage for storing all the information from different apps. As a result, we don't have to worry about running out of storage.

An app that we all use for communication is WhatsApp. It is used for sending/receiving videos, images, and many other things.

These files by default get stored in the internal memory of our phone. It occupies a huge space and we need to clear the data periodically to keep our phone running smoothly.

In order to avoid the problem, we can just change the default storage of WhatsApp to SD card. There are two methods of doing it on a Samsung phone.

The methods that have to be used vary based on the model of the Samsung device.

Step By Step Guide On How To Change WhatsApp Storage To SD Card In Samsung :- :-

Method 1

  1. Open the settings application on your Samsung mobile device. It is usually present in the home screen of your device.

    How To Change WhatsApp Storage To SD Card In Samsung

  2. Find the Apps or Application manager option in the settings menu. It contains the list of all the applications on your device.

    How To Change WhatsApp Storage To SD Card In Samsung

  3. Tap on WhatsApp from the given list of applications. Once you tap on it you will get details of the memory usage and data storage distribution of the app. It also shows you an option to uninstall and force stop the app. We will do neither of it.

    How To Change WhatsApp Storage To SD Card In Samsung

  4. Select the storage option from the details section. In this section you can clear data and clear the cache. There is also an icon with change written in it.

    How To Change WhatsApp Storage To SD Card In Samsung

  5. Click on the change icon. Once you do, you will see two options written as internal storage and external storage.
  6. Select External Storage. Once done, the options will go away.
  7. Restart your phone after that.

After you have followed all steps, your WhatsApp storage will change to SD card in your Samsung device.

Method 2

The important criteria for this method is the rooting of your device. It means giving permission to download and install data from untrusted/external sources. But it is a proven method of changing your WhatsApp storage to SD card.

  1. Download a secure version of XInternalSD apk.
  2. Once done then install the apk.
  3. Go to the settings option inside the application.
  4. Enable the option of setting a custom path for the SD card.
  5. Tap on the path to the internal SD Card.
  6. Change the path to an external SD card.
  7. Once the path is changed to the external SD card then tap on the "Enable for apps'' option. You will get a list of all the apps in your device whose storage is done on the SD card.

    How To Change WhatsApp Storage To SD Card In Samsung

  8. Enable the WhatsApp option in the list to ensure that its storage is set to SD card.

    How To Change WhatsApp Storage To SD Card In Samsung

  9. Then, exit the application.
  10. At last, restart your device.

Conclusion :-

Once you have followed all the steps mentioned in the above steps, then your WhatsApp storage will change to SD card.

Some Samsung devices do not support the first method. For those devices the second method can be used. I hope this article on how to change WhatsApp storage to SD card in Samsung helps you.

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