TechKnow With Tantra: Fingerprint lock for Whatsapp

Who wants prying eyes to go through your Whatsapp messages, whether it is family or friends? In these times of protecting privacy, WhatsApp has introduced a built-in fingerprint lock on the app. Once enabled, Whatsapp can be started only when you scan your fingerprint – no passwords to remember!
Make sure to download Whatsapp’s latest version from the Play Store and a fingerprint scanner enabled on your phone – go to Whatsapp Menu, Settings, Account, Privacy and look for Fingerprint Lock at the bottom. Enable the Fingerprint Lock and you’re on! Now, you have full security and the confidence that Whatsapp will be started only when you scan your fingerprint!


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