How-to stop WhatsApp downloading media files on Android

What's WhatsApp? WhatsApp is a freeware application which was founded in 2009. Currently owned by Facebook, this multi-platform instant messaging and VoiP service allows people to send messages, voice calls and video for free. With an estimated 1.2 billion global users, WhatsApp is available on Android, iOS, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry. With the recent privacy concerns across the internet, WhatsApp together with Open Whisper Systems provides an end-to-end encryption for extra security and protection of privacy. WhatsApp auto-downloading media files on Android Many users, whilst communicating with others do not want WhatsApp downloading received media files automatically onto their [...]