How to Fix WhatsApp Photos not Showing on the Gallery (Android and iPhone)

Is the gallery app on your Android device not showing WhatsApp images and videos?

Is the Photos app on your iPhone not showing WhatsApp photos and videos?

Yes, then let’s see the different methods to fix this issue.

I use Google Pixel 4a (Android 12) and iPhone X. Let’s start with the iPhone.

Fix WhatsApp Images Not Showing on the Gallery (iPhone)

Try these solutions one by one:

Solution 1

Open the Settings app and hit WhatsApp.

Select Photos > All Photos.

That’s it.

Solution 2

Turn on Save to Camera Roll. Here’s our guide that has the steps to do this.

Fix WhatsApp Photos Not Showing in the Gallery (Android Phone)

Try these solutions one by one:

Solution 1

Restart your Android Phone.

Solution 2

Make sure that WhatsApp Media Visibility is enabled. Here’s our guide for this.

Solution 4

Clear the cache of the WhatsApp app.

Read: How to View Network Usage on WhatsApp

Solution 3

Please open the file manager app on your Android device and make it show the hidden files.

Hit “Internal storage” in the “Storage devices” section.

Open Android > Media > com.whatsapp > WhatsApp > Media > WhatsApp Images.

If you see the .nomedia file, delete it.

Open the Private folder. If you see the .nomedia file there, remove it.

Follow the steps above for the WhatsApp Video folder in the Media folder.

Read: How to Fix WhatsApp Media Not Downloading Issue

Solution 5

Uninstall and reinstall the WhatsApp app. Take a backup before proceeding with this.

That’s it.

I hope this guide, “How to Fix WhatsApp Photos not Showing in Gallery (Android and iPhone),” is helpful to you.

Thanks for reading.

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