Earlier, everyone was concerned for their Whatsapp chat security and many times people hesitated to share their phone with others. Whatsapp has more than 150 million users around the globe and started with basic features initially. To become the world’s largest instant messaging app, the company always looked forward to realize the needs of a common user and have worked for it.
Last year, the app came up with group calling and Whatsapp payment feature, which were popular among users. Keeping the privacy forefront, the app added a new fingerprint lock feature, which will keep your chats more secure from unwanted viewers. For this, the app uses the inbuilt fingerprint lock system present on your phone!
Let us know the steps you need to do, to enable fingerprint lock on your Whatsapp
- Update the latest version of Whatsapp
- Open it and tap on the three dots menu on the top right corner of your screen
- Tap on settings and you will see account
- Now tap on the account and then go to privacy
- Scroll down to find the fingerprint setting in option and then turn it on
To enable it, you have to scan your fingerprint at the fingerprint scanner. Once it is done, there you can see an option to set automatically lock time.
By enabling this feature you can secure your chats and data without any third-party app, using your phones inbuilt Fingerprint lock security system. This feature is available for the latest version of Whatsapp for all Android users!