WhatsApp says Couldn't Download Image Try Again

How to fix WhatsApp says Couldn’t Download Image Try Again Error on iPhone.

If you are trying to download WhatsApp image and WhatsApp failed to download media and cant download image (old media) or photo / image then there is a connectivity issues or the image or photo which was sent to you have been deleted or missing from your internal storage of WhatsApp location. The other reason WhatsApp says couldn’t download image try again error on iPhone occurs when there is insufficient storage space on your iPhone and most of the users will be facing insufficient storage problem only and once you receive this error couldn’t download image then free up space and try to download image.

WhatsApp says couldn’t download image try again on iPhone:

Force Quit WhatsApp and reopen it

Turn off and turn on Wifi cellular data

Turn on and turn off airplane

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Restart your iPhone

Force restart your iPhone

Solution 1 : Force Quit WhatsApp and reopen it

If you are using iPhone X and Later models, then Swipe up the screen from bottom to centre until you getting the closed apps. Now swipe up the apps preview to close. Then wait for few seconds and reopens the WhatsApp and check you are receiving WhatsApp failed to download media error and if your face same issue with WhatsApp on your iPhone try to free up space on your iPhone by deleting unnecessary data from your iPhone.

If you are using iPhone 8 Plus and earlier models, then double press and home button to getting the closed apps and swipe the apps preview to close and once your force quit WhatsApp apps you will not face WhatsApp couldn’t download image on iPhone anymore.

Solution 2 : Turn off and turn on WiFi or cellular data if WhatsApp couldn’t download image on iPhone

Disable Wi-Fi or Cellular Data what you are using for accessing internet. Then wait for few seconds and enable it and check whether WhatsApp couldn’t download image on iPhone is gone.

Solution 3 : Turn on airplane mode and turn off it

Open control centre on your iPhone and Turn on Airplane Mode. Then wait for a minute and turn it off back.

Solution 4 : restart your iPhone

  1. Go to Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and tap on General.
  3. Then tap Shut Down.
  4. Now turn off your iPhone by dragging the Slide to Power off Slider to right side. Then wait for a minute  and turn it on back.

Solution 5 : Force Restart your iPhone

For iPhone 8,10,11 and 12 series iPhone is second Generation.

  1. Quickly press and release the Volume up  button.
  2. Then quickly press and release the volume down button.
  3. Finally press and hold the side button until the Apple logo appears.

For iPhone 7 and 7 plus :

Press and hold the sleep/wake button and Volume down button at a same time until you get the Apple logo on your iPhone screen .

For iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and Earlier Model:

Press and hold the home button and side power button at a same time until Apple logo appears .

Why I am not able to download images from WhatsApp?

This could be due to connectivity issue of your internet wifi or cellular data or if you are running out of space on your iPhone.

Why anything is not downloading on WhatsApp?

If you are not able to download anything like photo, media, documents or any other media files then there is no sufficient space on your internal memory on your iphone to store photo on your iphone and WhatsApp is preventing to download and it says couldn’t download image or video on your iPhone.

WhatsApp couldn’t download image on iPhone?

Free up space on your iPhone and Force Quit WhatsApp and reopen it, Turn off and turn on Wifi, and cellular data, Turn on and turn off airplane, Restart your iPhone, Force restart your iPhone and you will not face any issue of WhatsApp couldn’t download image on iPhone.