WhatsApp Gets Fingerprint Lock Feature on Android

WhatsApp for Android users can now choose to lock the app – with their fingerprints as authentication to unlock it thereafter.

WhatsApp on Thursday announced the launch of Fingerprint Lock for Android. With the feature, Android users can now have the app lock automatically and unlock only with their fingerprint.

WhatsApp Hidden Features
WhatsApp Hidden Features

Today, we’re launching fingerprint lock for Android to add another layer of security to your WhatsApp conversations. If your Android device enables fingerprint technology, enable the Fingerprint Lock setting today by tapping Settings > Account > Privacy > Fingerprint Lock


How To Enable Fingerprint

The features are visible clearly in the company provided the screenshot above. To turn WhatsApp Fingerprint Lock for Android on, users will have to visit Settings > Account > Privacy > Fingerprint lock. Once they enable the Unlock with fingerprint option, they will have to confirm their fingerprint. The feature should start rolling out soon for Android users across the globe.

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