How to Send High-Quality Videos and Photos on WhatsApp
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How to Send High-Quality Videos and Photos on WhatsApp

In this post, you’ll see the steps to send high-quality images and videos on WhatsApp.

You’ll also see the steps to change photo upload quality on WhatsApp here. Let’s start.

Send High-Quality Photos and Videos on WhatsApp

Note that here you’ll send the item (video or picture) as a document so that the recipient will receive it without compression. In other words, no reduction in the photo or video quality.

Also, note that you can’t do this task on the WhatsApp Desktop app.

Android or iPhone

Here are the steps:

Open the WhatsApp Messenger app.

Tap your preferred chat (group or contact) in the “Chats” tab.

If you’re on Android, hit the “Paper clip” icon in compose box underneath. On iPhone, hit the “+” icon beside the compose box at the bottom.

Choose “Document.”

Document option
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Select the image or video files you want. Hit “Open” if you’re on iPhone or “Send” if you’re on Android.

Tap the “Send” option, and that’s it.

Alternatively, you can send multiple files using the following way on an Android phone or iPhone.

Make a ZIP file with photographs or videos and send it as a document.

See: How to Change the Speed of WhatsApp Voice Messages

Web

Open the WhatsApp Web.

Click on the group or contact chat you like.

Beside the compose box underneath, you can see the “Paper clip” icon. Hit it.

You can view the “Document.” Select it.

Find and select the item(s). Hit the “Open” button.

Click the “Send” button, and that’s all.

Alternatively, you can send multiple files on the Web using these steps: Make a ZIP file with your images or videos and send it as a document.

Change WhatsApp Photo Upload Quality

By default, WhatsApp determines image upload quality.

Let’s see the steps to change photo upload quality on WhatsApp for Android or iPhone. Note that you can’t do this task on the Web or Desktop app.

Here are the steps:

Open the WhatsApp Messenger app.

On Android, tap the three vertical dots at the top right corner and select “Settings.” On iPhone, tap “Settings” at the bottom.

Hit “Storage and data.”

Tap the “Media Upload Quality” if you’re on iPhone. On Android, hit “Photo upload quality.”

Photo upload quality
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You can now see these three options:

Pop-up with three options
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  • Auto (recommended): This one is the default. Choosing this means letting WhatsApp determine the upload quality of pictures.
  • Best quality: Self-explanatory, right? But remember that it’ll take a long time to send.

Choose the quality you want. If you’re on Android, hit “OK.”

That’s it.

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