WhatsApp launches biometrics lock for iPhone

WhatsApp for iPhone Gets Face ID Touch ID Biometric Authentication

WhatsApp for iPhone Gets Face ID Touch ID Biometric Authentication

You can finally setup Face ID or Touch ID to lock your WhatsApp app on iOS devices. 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.

If you own an iPhone X or greater, you can use Face ID to unlock WhatsApp while iPhone 8 and lower devices will make use of Touch ID. You can choose to lock your WhatsApp immediately or after a preset time.

Queen Elizabeth to be evacuated in case of Brexit unrest: British media
European leaders have said there will be no renegotiation without a substantial shift in United Kingdom red lines. It appears to be the first time Her Majesty has spoken about Brexit, as she toasted to the Dutch Royal Family.

The feature is available with the current version 2.19.20 and you can set it up under Settings Account Privacy Face ID. The folks over at WhatsApp have made a decision to add an extra layer of security for those using the app and allow them to lock the app behind Face ID or Touch ID. According to the new information, the authentication feature allows iOS users to lock WhatsApp behind another wall of security to prevent unauthorized access to the app. While it is not widely used in the United States, it is the messaging app to use in Asian countries like India and neighboring regions.

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