Whenever I receive or send a media file via WhatsApp, it is stored in
Is it ever stored anywhere else as well? (perhaps depending on configuration of WhatsApp)
I want each WhatsApp chat media file and document to be stored only once in the whole directory structure (for a cleaner administration, and to save space). I am not referring to the same file sent/received many times.
Following instructions in https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/en/android/30031687, I placed a
.nomedia file in each of the directories in
WhatsApp Images, etc.), and in the respective
With that, they do not show up anymore in the Gallery, so this suggests that the answer to my question is No.