WhatsApp Star Messages – How to Save Messages, Photos & Videos as Favorites

Save WhatsApp Messages, Photos and Videos as FavoritesThis guide shows you how to star in WhatsApp messages to save messages, pictures and videos as WhatsApp favorites and never lose another important text again! Searching for old important messages or received photos is quite a challenge due to the sheer amount of communication. “Starring” important items using the new “Starred Messages” WhatsApp feature allows you to archive them in a separate list or chat history. You can save text messages, images and videos as WhatsApp favourites alike.

How to star WhatsApp messages and save messages as favorites

Open up “WhatsApp” on your iPhone and go into one of your chat windows with any of your contacts. Tap and hold either one of your messages, or one of your contact to bring up the context menu. Then select the star icon from the toolbar to star in WhatsApp. Now you should see a little star underneath the WhatsApp message. This will save the message/photo/video as one of your favorites. Repeat the process to undo the star.

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WhatsApp find starred messages, photos and videos

Tap the name of your contact at the very top of the chat window to get to the contact detail page. Then select “Starred Messages” to see a list of your favorite messages with this contact. The list is in inverse chronological order with the newest entries at the top of the list.

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Search for starred WhatsApp messages

By the way, you can also scroll up all the way in your contact list and enter search terms to look for important messages. Starred messages will turn up in a bold and prominent way right at the top of the list, which allows you to effortlessly scan them with a quick look.

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“Starred Messages” in WhatsApp are a great way to keep your chat history organized and easily reviewable with regards to the more important messages. If you know you’ll need to retrieve the info from one of your messages, give it a star! You will be texting like a pro in no time.

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