How to save the WhatsApp profile pictures of your friends


Do you want to save your friends’ profile pictures on your phone? Do you want to keep the profile picture of someone special on your camera roll? The following is a short guide to store these photos on iPhone and Android.

How to save the WhatsApp profile pictures

Sometimes we need to save the WhatsApp profile pictures of someone for different reasons: they are the person we fell in love with, are stalking us, are the ideal lover for our friends, or their profile picture is simply amazing (learn how to choose the right profile picture).

Fortunately, the procedure is as simple as shooting fish in a barrel. The only limit may be represented by the memory storage of your phone; in this case just back up WhatsApp conversations on Google Drive or iCloud, and decrease the amount of memory used on the phone.

You don’t need to download any other app or go through complicated procedures requiring your computer. Let’s see how to save contacts’ profile pictures on iOS and Android.

How to save WhatsApp profile pictures on iPhone

  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Go to Contacts.
  3. Select the contact you want to save the profile picture of.
  4. Tap on the picture.
  5. Tap on the pointing-up arrow in the lower left corner.
  6. Press Save Image.

Now you will find the contact’s image on your camera roll.

How to save WhatsApp profile pictures on Android

  1. Run WhatsApp.
  2. Select the chat with the person whose image you would like to download or find them among the Contacts screen.
  3. Tap on the image to enlarge it.
  4. Press the share icon on the top right of the corner.
  5. Tap on Save to Gallery.

Now it will be on the camera roll of your Android device.

N.B. The procedure may vary depending on the Android model.

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