Method#1 :Check hidden Whatsapp Statuses Folder After you tap on one of your friend’s status, the status photo gets downloaded to .Statuses folder on Android Lollipop/marshmallow/Nougat Device. The .Statuses folder is usually hidden to prevent you from saving whatsapp status images to gallery. All you have to do is to unhide the folder to copy whatsapp status photos of others. There is no need to root android marshmallow/nougat device or jailbreak iOS iDevice. You can download whatsapp status images/photos to gallery using this method. You can now disable whatsapp 30 seconds video limit easily using some techniques. But you need to root your android phone. You can post long status videos more than 30 seconds using 2 methods.
You need to unhide using More :> Show hidden files. you can also use file manager apps available for android and iOS to view hidden folders and files. iFunbox or iFile Manager for iOS 10.2.3 works for iphones.
You can save whatsapp status images to gallery using this technique.
Method#2: using Screenshot or Screen capturing Apps
This is easy method to save whatsapp status videos or images to gallery. The title itself explicitly lets you get the process on how to download status videos in whatsapp. Coming to images or photos, you can save them using ubiquitous screenshot feature available on Samsung/Xiaomi/RedMi/iPhones. If you are using iOS 11, you can use inbuilt screen recording to save whatsapp status videos to memories. iOS 9, 9.3.2, 9.4 or iOS 10.2 users cannot install screen recording apps from AppStore. As an alternative, they can record iphone screen using Computer with Quick time Player, X-Mirage, Reflector 2, APowersoft iOS recorder or Dr.fone apps. You can check guide to record iphone screen to save whatsapp status videos. Android users can install Unlimited Screen recorder or iLOS apps to download whatsapp status videos to gallery. You can also download Instagram videos to gallery in a similar way.
Method#3: Story Saver for Whatsapp to Download Whatsapp Status VideosDownload Story Saver for Whatsapp apk from Google Playstore
Install the story saver app on Android or similar app on iphone
steps to download whatsapp status videos/photos to gallery on Android
Open the application and tap on Recent Stories button