How to Save WhatsApp Profile Pic of Friends on Android/iOS

Sometimes you may want to use WhatsApp profile pic of your friend as his contact image too but don’t know how to achieve this. Unfortunately WhatsApp is not offering this feature (maybe for privacy reasons) but luckily we have found a trick to Save WhatsApp Profile Pic on Android as well as on iOS.




WhatsApp is one of the best cross-platform instant messaging application which is available for all major mobile operating systems like Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows Phone and Symbian. What is does actually is it uses the internet on your phone to allow you send messages to your contacts who are too using this app.

Here we are going to tell you how to Save WhatsApp Profile Pic of your friends on Android/iOS. The process is pretty straight forward and anyone with little basic knowledge of Android or iOS can follow it.

Procedure to Save WhatsApp Profile Pic of Friends


First of all open WhatsApp and then go to the chat screen of the desired person. There tap on his/her name. Now you will see that his contact information page will appear.

Tap on his/her profile picture to open it in full screen. Now close the WhatsApp. Go to My Files –> WhatsApp –> Profile Pictures. There you will see the profile picture of friend you have just viewed. From there you can easily download it or use it as his or her contact image.


On your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, open the WhatsApp app and tap on the chat screen. There tap on his profile picture at the top right corner to open his contact details.

On contact info page, again tap on his profile picture to open it in full screen. At the upper right corner, you will see the icon as shown in screenshot below, tap on it and select “Save Image”.


Now the image will be saved to your Photos. From there you can assign it to your contact or transfer it to your PC using iTunes.

So you have learnt a simple procedure to Save WhatsApp Profile Pic of Friends on Android/iOS. I hope you have enjoyed it.


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