The decision to change the directory of the
WhatsApp media folder has been made in new versions of Android, Especially in Android 11’and “Scoped Storage” It came as a result of a new feature called
This change will require apps to no longer be able to write to the root directory of the device's storage, unless absolutely necessary, and require the permission of Google to do so.
So applications like WhatsApp will have a directory where they can save their files, only the application itself can write data.
WhatsApp new directory has been updated as follows;
WhatsApp If you still cannot view images this way;
If these solutions seem too grueling to you ;