How to make the telegram images not be saved in the gallery

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Media files you receive via apps can be one of the main reasons for lack of free space on your mobile. Applications such as WhatsApp and Telegram automatically store images in the terminal gallery, which gradually occupy the unused memory.

After explaining how to prevent the automatic download of WhatsApp photos and videos, in this article we will see how to prevent them Telegram images are saved in the gallery. In this way, you decide which photos and videos from Telegram to download or not.



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

Disable the Telegram option to save to the gallery

Telegram is characterized by offering a large number of functions to its users relating 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 the name suggests, allows you to configure the automatic storage of files in the internal memory of your phone.

If you often suffer from the notification that there is little free space on your device, take advantage of this Telegram feature to save memory. Don't worry as you won't lose the photos and videos you don't save, since are stored in the Telegram cloud and you can always access it for download them in the future.

Without further ado, these are the steps you need to follow in order to disable the Telegram option to save in the gallery:

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



These 5 simple steps are what make up the procedure to make sure that the Telegram images are not automatically saved in the gallery of your phone and, in doing so, they 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 button with three dots in the upper right corner and select "Save to gallery". This way 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 phone clean of unnecessary files.


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