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How to activate the fingerprint lock on WhatsApp | GUIDE

A few years ago, most users with the security metric used third-party apps to add an access pass to Whatsapp and ensure the privacy of your chats. In its latest developments, however, the messaging app has incorporated several features for this purpose, such as it unlock with fingerprints, available for both Android and iOS.

How to enable unlocking with fingerprints on WhatsApp

Although unlocking with fingerprints on WhatsApp has been available on iOS for some time, the feature has been released on Android relatively recently and in this guide, we will tell you how to enable this feature. Here's how to do it!

Enable unlocking with fingerprints on WhatsApp for Android

To enable unlocking with fingerprints on WhatsApp for Android, all you have to do:

  • Open the app of WhatsApp on your device;
  • To open the settings through the three vertical points, located in the upper right corner;
  • Touch the itemAccount;
  • Now touch the voicePrivacy, placed in first position;

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  • A screen will open, from which you can enable the functionality through the activation of a toggle;
  • Once enabled, you will be asked to provide the fingerprint through the sensor with which your smartphone is equipped;
  • After providing your fingerprint to WhatsApp, you will need to choose a time limit after which the app will automatically lock again, select fr Immediately,After 1 minute isAfter 30 minutes.
  • In the options, you can also choose whether display or not the contents of the notifications related to messages received.

The option to block with fingerprints on WhatsApp a very safe and convenient way, to ensure that no one reads your messages. The block with fingerprints is also very convenient, since it allows you not to remember any codes or passwords whatsoever, you just need to place your finger to immediately access the app.

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