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Now it’s time to secure your message with WhatsApp new fingerprint feature


Now WhatsApp has released it’s new fingerprint feature natively in the app to protect your messages with more privacy. We will show you how to use and set up this new feature.

WhatsApp is one of the popular messenger with no doubt. Apart from fast and reliable message service WhatsApp provides option to share media files like audio, videos, photos with friends and family without any much effort. It’s status feature is one of the popular feature among the users to share their feelings, emotions, happiness, sadness much more with their social world.

When coming to security and privacy features, WhatsApp gives an option to encrypt the messages, users can select their last seen should be shown or not and much more. But app level security was missing. So users where using third party applications for app lock. As part of new update, WhatsApp has introduced its new fingerprint feature to provide the security natively in the app itself.

How to set up fingerprint option in WhatsApp

  • Before you setup the fingerprint feature, make sure you WhatsApp is up to date and fingerprint unlock is setup in your phone.
  • Then go to WhatsApp settings by clicking on the three dots on the top right corner of the app.
  • Navigate to account and then privacy option to discover the fingerprint lock option.
  • Toggle “Unlock with fingerprint” option then WhatsApp will ask you to confirm the fingerprint once. Once confirmed, you are all set to use the new fingerprint feature in WhatsApp.

Advantages of WhatsApp fingerprint feature

  • Security is the most concerned nowadays in the social world. When the app is natively giving the option, why to wait for using it.
  • No need to any third party applications for security.

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Gokul Kumar

Hey there!!! Am Gokul founder of softwarebottle. Software developer by profession tech writer by passion. Here I write reviews about various software and Android apps. I am crazy about mobiles and Technology and so started writing about tech updates. Apart from this, I'd like to play cricket and being lazy all over the day.