WhatsApp has made a name for itself with its end-to-end encryption as a secure messaging platform. Although it's owned by Facebook, an update has just been released that drives this quest for security and also supports Touch ID and Face ID.
Security is something we all want to increase, sinking the ships with open lips, bad instant messaging security can be even worse. If you do not want your WhatsApp messages to fall into the wrong hands, you can make sure your messages are as secure as possible.
WhatsApp has two main sources of security when it comes to keeping your messages out of everyone. You may want to become a snoop with the above-mentioned end-to-end encryption, which is now associated with biometric security to block these messages.
How to Verify WhatsApp Chats Are Encrypted
All new WhatsApp chats are set up automatically by default with end-to-end encryption. However, you can also confirm that a chat is encrypted if you want to be 1
To check a chat, open WhatsApp and select the chat you want. Then tap the chat name at the top of the screen.
The next screen displays all the options related to the chat. Scroll down and look for the "Encryption" line. Here you can see the confirmation that the chat is encrypted. You can tap the line to see more information.
Enabling Face ID or Touch ID
Enabling biometric security via Face ID or Touch ID, depending on the device you are using, open WhatsApp and touch Settings.
. Then tap on "Account".
After opening the Account screen, tap "Privacy".
. In the menu "Privacy" will be displayed new option at the bottom of the screen. Touch Screen lock to continue.
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And that's all This includes: Now your messages are encrypted end to end and protected by biometric verification.