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New feature Fingerprint Lock developed in WhatsApp add a “layer of Security”3 min read

New feature ” Fingerprint Lock” introduced in WhatsApp for Android beta users.

We are all aware from the most used application WhatsApp which allows user to send messages, voice messages, make video, voice calls and for sharing pictures, documents, user location and other media. WhatsApp developed new features. This new WhatsApp feature “Fingerprint Lock” adds a layer of Security. For Android beta users, WhatsApp introduced Fingerprint Lock. This feature is for providing security.

With the help of this feature, Users can use fingerprint to open WhatsApp. When this feature of WhatsApp enabled, Users will be able to use their fingerprint to open WhatsApp. So, Android Users could use their fingerprint lock for their WhatsApp messages soon. This new feature of WhatsApp is similar to the iOS beta screen lock feature. When WhatsApp is locked, they will also be able to answer calls. A fan website, WABetaInfo, tracks WhatsApp updates. Fingerprint locks add a layer of Security.

Fingerprint lock feature for Android beta users today!

WhatsApp is rolling out the Fingerprint lock features for Android beta users….WABetaInfo

Fingerprint Lock feature Process

If you want to enable this new feature:

Go to Settings on your WhatsApp account. Click Privacy and enable Fingerprint Lock. But make sure that your WhatsApp is updated. If there is no option of Fingerprint Lock, then firstly update your WhatsApp and enable Fingerprint Lock.

Here are some pictures that will help you to enable this feature.

First enable it in your WhatsApp Account
Touch Fingerprint Sensor

Previous updates also might get the feature of fingerprint Lock as well, but WhatsApp is always used to enable features in recent updates. So, you should install the 2.19.221 update. If you care your privacy, it is the best option to select. But sometime may be you annoy with this feature because WhatsApp will always ask your Fingerprint every time you want to access to the app.


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