WhatsApp now lets users set HD-quality media as the default option - Know how to change it

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Jul 10, 2024, 01:33 PM IST

WhatsApp HD Photo: WhatsApp has brought up a new feature for its users. The new feature of the Meta-owned messaging application will make exchanging high-resolution images and videos much easier. A newly rolled-out feature will let users opt for HD as the default selection for exchanging photos and videos, which will ensure that the exchange of media is of the best quality. 

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WhatsApp HD Photo: Manually select HD quality

WhatsApp HD Photo: Manually select HD quality

WhatsApp HD Photo: Earlier, WhatsApp users used to manually select HD quality every time they exchanged an image or a video. This feature simplifies the process and saves users time making sure their files and media aren’t inadvertently trampled.

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WhatsApp HD Photo: Users With Limited Data

WhatsApp HD Photo: Users With Limited Data

WhatsApp HD Photo: Although the HD feature provides a major upgrade in image fidelity, it is essential to understand that with the HD feature enabled, each video or image will be exchanged in high resolution, hence, WhatsApp users who have limited data plans will have to consider this before using the HD default option.

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WhatsApp HD Photo: Setting HD As Default Option

 WhatsApp HD Photo: Setting HD As Default Option

WhatsApp HD Photo: Users need to tap on WhatsApp settings, click on the storage and data, hit on media upload quality, and then choose HD quality to select HD quality as the default option. We should know that HD media is not available for status updates or profile pictures at present.

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WhatsApp HD Photo: Maximum File Size Limit

WhatsApp HD Photo: Maximum File Size Limit

WhatsApp HD Photo: WhatsApp is quite a popular media-sharing and messaging platform, however, at times users experience a few snags, particularly while exchanging long and high-quality videos. WhatsApp suggests a few tactics to avoid such hitches. Users who have slower internet connectivity often scuffle with exchanging large files and high-definition images and videos, as WhatsApp has a maximum file size limit of 64MB for videos. 

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WhatsApp HD Photo: How To Overcome This Issue

WhatsApp HD Photo: How To Overcome This Issue

WhatsApp HD Photo: The messaging app recommends reducing the video quality or its length before exchanging to overcome this issue.  Also, users can exchange large videos as documents, with an utmost file size of up to 2 GB. Users can also use the forward media option to send already received videos competently within chat boxes.

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