whatsapp - storage

Where are the chats, images inside the chats in whatsapp stored? is it on the smart-phone or on some whatsapp server...
does it depend on the smartphone?

pl guide

thanks a lot
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Gerald ConnollyCommented:
I think you will find that they are stored in the cloud (ie a server farm somewhere in the Internet), your pictures might be in both places, ie on your phone and in the cloud

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
ts84zsAuthor Commented:
so for e.g. if i send image to my chat group.
so if an image is removed/deleted from the cloud, will it be gone from everybody's whatsapp in that group ?
Gerald ConnollyCommented:
I believe so, although what's app will probably still have a copy(s) squirrelled away somewhere
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Smartphone Programming

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.