lundi 2 décembre 2019

How to Add the Fingerprint Lock on WhatsApp Messenger (new feature)

WhatsApp Messenger orderly make new features to its Android and ios chat apps.One of Android's new features recently added is the ability to add a fingerprint lock to WhatsApp Messenger.

This means you can't access WhatsApp chats without unlocking the app with a phone-saved fingerprint.Of course, you need a smartphone with a fingerprint sensor for this to work andFingerprint lock feature on WhatsApp for Android works with phones that have a capacitive fingerprint sensor, and those that have an in-display fingerprint sensor.In this topic, we will know how to add a lock fingerprint to WhatsApp on Android devices.Now, this feature has been available on WhatsApp for iPhone since February this year, and it first appeared in a beta build for WhatsApp's Android users back in August.Here's how to set up WhatsApp fingerprint lock on your Android smartphone.

Fingerprint Lock on WhatsApp Messenger

How to set up fingerprint lock on WhatsApp for Android

prior proceeding, make certain you have installed WhatsApp App v 2.19.221 or later by heading over to the WhatsApp page on Google Play store . Once that is done, merely follow these steps to secure your WhatsApp chats on Android with fingerprint authentication.

 Open WhatsApp > tap the vertical three dots icon on the top-right and go to Settings.
Go to Account > Privacy > Fingerprint Lock.

On the next screen, turn on Unlock with Fingerprint.

additionally or alternatively, you can also set the duration after which you'll have to use your fingerprint to unlock WhatsApp. It can be set to ImmediatelyAfter a minute or After 30 minutes.
Further, you can also choose if you want to show the message content and sender in the notifications or not.
Now anytime you open WhatsApp, depending on the automatic lock duration you've set, you will need to apply your fingerprint to unlock the app. And that's how you can set WhatsApp fingerprint lock on your Android smartphone.
such as Android, WhatsApp also let you to  biometric lock feature on iPhone. While the iPhone models that support Face ID can use facial recognition to ensure that chat messages, the iPhone models with Touch ID can use fingerprint lock. The biometric authentication can be enabled by going to WhatsApp Settings > Account > Privacy > Screen lock.   

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