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Worried about Photos Loss? Learn 2 Ways to Save Kik Photos

Axel Nash

Written By Axel Nash |

"Hi everyone, I want to retain the memory of beautiful Kik moments and funny chat history. Is there any method or simple ways to save Kik photos?"

Everyone wants to capture the beautiful Kik conversation, including videos, pictures, messages, and chat history. Kik is a popular messenger app for Android, ios, and Windows phones. Although the app is much convenient and useful, still some people like a newbie or little tech-savvy wanders about saving Kik photos. Thus, we have decided to introduce you with the best and simple two ways to save Kik photos either by using an inbuilt feature or any third-party tool.

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Part 1: How to Save Kik Photos?

As stated above, if you want to save Kik photos, there are almost two ways to do that with the Kik app itself. Let’s discuss each one by one in the following sections.

    • Download Kik photos

The download option is the quickest way to save your photos. Locate the picture you want to download, press, and hold it in full screen. Then, click the Download arrow present on the top-right corner in the Kik app. Alternatively, you can take a screenshot for saving photos and use screen recording feature for saving videos.

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    • Saving on Kik

If you wish to save Kik photos directly on the app, then consider the following four steps to fulfill the purpose.

Step 1: Open Kik app

Open Kik Messenger, log in with your credentials and click OK.

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Step 2: Open Chat

Open the chat conversation having that picture that you wish to save or download. So, open it by simply clicking on the feed.

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Step 3: Press the photo

Press and hold the Kik photo you want to save. A pop up will appear on the screen, after which you have to click Save and ultimately save the picture. As you tap, it will get saved to the camera roll of your phone.

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Also, consider updating the Kik app; otherwise, you won't be able to download or save the picture.

Part 2: Where are Kik Photos Stored on the Phone?

It is a usual question that “Where are Kik photos stored?” However, the answer to the question is quite straightforward and comes in two ways.

Firstly, if you selected the option to save the picture from the Kik app itself, you can find your images in the DCIM folder or Gallery.

The same is the case for the download option. You can view the downloaded picture in the gallery section of your phone.

And, lastly, if you have taken a snapshot from the Kik app, you will find the picture is screenshots folder.

If you are facing any difficulty in finding the saved Kik pictures, you could be facing any of the following situations.

The Kik photos will get automatically deleted if:

  • • Kik app deleted
  • • Kik account logged out
  • • Log in Kik account with different device
  • • Kik app data folder gets full
  • • Kik account deactivated
  • • Full phone’s internal storage

So, do check if any of the situations persist in your case.

Part 3: Save Kik Photos with MobileTrans

MobileTrans software made by Wondershare Technology correctly performs transfer, backup, and restore function. The software provides the most convenient and effective solution to transfer, repair, or backup your Kik data. Since it supports a user-friendly interface, you can easily connect either to your iPhone or Android and quickly transfer the files stored in Kik. At the same time, you won’t be facing any compatibility issues while using the Kik app.

You can do more than just a WhatsApp transfer on the MobileTrans software. Other social media messaging apps that the software supports are, Kik, Viber, Line, and WeChat.

Now, let us look at the steps you need to follow for the purpose.

Step 1: Launch MobileTrans

First of all, launch the software MobileTrans onto your Windows or Mac and tap ‘Kik Transfer’ from the home button. And, secondly, connect your iOS or Android device to the computer.

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Step 2: Select Kik module

Now, that you want to transfer Kik data, then go and select ‘Kik’ from the given options out there concerning the Kik app.

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Step 3: Back up Kik

The software will automatically detect the connected devices. Click the Start button, and it will automatically back up all your Kik data, including messages, photos, videos, etc. to the connected device.

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Step 4: Restore Kik messages

It will take just a few minutes to restore the Kik data. Once the above process gets finished, you will receive a notification that you can now safely remove the devices.

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Hopefully, this would be your first and last guide on knowing ways to save Kik photos. Well, we have also provided a bonus by giving a tip about restoring and backing up your Kik data.

Also, do not forget to try out the best app for saving Kik photos. By using this third-party tool from Wondershare, you can quickly, easily, and efficiently do the processes without losing the quality of your images.

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Axel Nash

Axel Nash

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