You Can Now Lock WhatsApp On Your iPhone Using Face ID/Touch ID

WhatsApp gets Face ID Touch ID security

"Privacy" and enable Screen Lock. The app leverages the Face ID or Touch ID feature on your phone to lock the app. But until then, Facebook just added a new security feature to the iPhone version of its most popular messaging app, support for biometric authentication.

Once unlocked after successfully detecting the correct biometrics - either through Face ID or Touch ID feature - the instant messaging app opens access to all your messages. Currently, there are four options available for the user including the app locking "immediately", "after 1 minute", "after 15 minutes", and "after 1 hour". Of course, if you're using WhatsApp quite often, the additional security protection added in the latest update may be bothersome, but better safe than sorry. As previously reported, as part of the feature, users will need to unlock the app by unlocking it so that people can't snoop in on their conversations.

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iPhone users can still preview the messages from WhatsApp notifications and even quick reply but full functionalities will be available after the authentication.


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