WhatsApp Fingerprint Lock Now Available For Android and iOS Users

For over one year WhatsApp has been reaching to introduce Fingerprint authentication to Android and iOS users, finally it’s currently offered for all golem users. though it has been offered for WhatsApp Beta testers for quite some months currently.

This feature was earlier extended to iPhone users in February 2019, when being declared late last year 2018. And currently it’s formally offered for everybody to activate.

WhatsApp Fingerprint feature has been designed to feature further security measures to your non-public chats and your WhatsApp account as an entire.

If you activate this feature, it’ll need fingerprint authentication before you’ll be able to have access to your WhatsApp application. Kindly note that device content are hidden if you activate this feature.

Although you’ll be able to still answer WhatsApp calls and reply to messages from notifications since the authentication of the fingerprint is merely needed once you wish to open the app.

How To Enable WhatsApp Fingerprint Security

  • Firstly, update your WhatsApp application to the latest version on Playstore 
  • Now tap on Settings > Account > Privacy.
  • You will find Fingerprint lock there.
  • Turn on ‘Unlock with fingerprint’ option to enable the feature.
  • Confirm it by touching the fingerprint sensor.
You can choose to lock up your WhatsApp after 1 minute or 30 minutes. 

You should activate your WhatsApp fingerprint security now for safety. 

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