How to save important WhatsApp messages

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How to save important WhatsApp messages. A simple guide to help you put aside messages you really care about on WhatsApp.

You have received a message that you absolutely want to keep and easily find on WhatsApp. Do you want to open an old conversation containing an image or something else? For example, the photo of the receipt of the annual metro pass or the photo of the supermarket points card to be shown at the cash desk at the time of payment? Well, in this guide I want to show you how to save important whatsapp messages like when on the Internet you save a web page as a favorite in your browser.



The use of Important Messages it is very convenient and speeds up the identification of a conversation that otherwise you would have to search through the function Search, usable by pressing the lens icon, located at the top of the Chat of WhatsApp.

How to save important WhatsApp messages

All you have to do is make yourself comfortable and read carefully what I am about to tell you, because at the end of the reading you will be able to save a photo, a sentence, a WhatsApp video and then find them in the future in the moment of need.

How to save Important Messages on WhatsApp with Android

The first step for save Important Messages WhatsApp on Android devices is to open the world's most famous instant messaging app and enter the Chat.

Select a contact and hold your finger on the message you want to save among Messages important for a few seconds. The icon will appear at the top star, symbol of the Add to Wishlist. Click on it to save the message and make it disappear.


Go back to the main screen of the Chat I awarded her Settings (i three vertical dots), at the top right, to choose, in the menu that appears, Messages important.


In this section you will find all the messages saved in Whatsapp favorites. They will stay here until you decide to take them off yourself.

How to save Important Messages on WhatsApp with iPhone

As for iOS mobile devices, such as the iPhone, to save an important message, all you have to do is press and hold on the message and when the star icon appears at the top, click on it. To view Important Messages on iPhone at any time, go to Chat> Settings> Important Messages.

Read also: How to see chats archived on WhatsApp

How to see important messages on WhatsApp

To retrieve an important WhatsApp message and view it if needed, open WhatsApp i went his Chat> Settings (icon with the three dots at the top right) and in the menu that appears select Important Messages.

To open one, all you have to do is click on it and view it.

How to delete important messages on WhatsApp

To delete an important message on WhatsApp, go to Chat> Settings (icon with the three dots top right) and in the menu that appears select Messages important. Press and hold your finger on the message you want to delete for a few seconds and when you see it selected, press the icon of Crossed out star, above, and the message will be removed between Messages important.


Be careful if instead of the crossed out star, press on basket and confirm Delete for me, the message with the saved file will be deleted from the chat.


How to restore important WhatsApp messages

To restore important messages on WhatsApp you need to:

  1. To open WhatsApp and go in Settings (three vertical dots)> Messages important.
  2. Find the message you want to restore
  3. Press and hold your finger on the message to bring up the commands at the top
  4. Stop on the icon of star crossed out to recover important WhatsApp messages.

To retrieve all important messages, in the section Messages important go up Settings (icon with three dots) and press on All not important.

How to recover important WhatsApp messages

If you have accidentally deleted an important message and would like to recover it, you will need to reinstall WhatsApp and follow the procedure for restoring the last backup performed by the app.

For more information read these articles:

  • How to recover deleted conversations on WhatsApp
  • How to see deleted WhatsApp messages
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