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How to enable WhatsApp Fingerprint Lock on Android Smartphone

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How to enable WhatsApp Fingerprint Lock on Android Smartphone

WhatsApp has rolled out a bunch of new updated for both iOS and Android device. WhatsApp has officially rolled out the WhatsApp fingerprint unlock feature for all the Android users. Previously, we have to install a third-party app to put a lock on apps like WhatsApp just add a little more security to their data.

Fingerprint lock a WhatsApp for Android works with phones that have a capacitive fingerprint sensor, and those that have an in-display fingerprint sensor.

The company also working on rolling out dark more, and it recently added new emojis, start streaming Netflix trailer videos withhin the app.

How to enable WhatsApp Fingerprint Lock on Android Smartphone

We have to make sure to have installed WhatsApp version 2.19.221 or above by heading over to the WhatsApp page on Google Play. Once that is done, simply follows these steps to secure your WhatsApp chats on Android with fingerprint authentication.

Open WhatsApp and tap top-right and go to Settings

Go to Account > Privacy > Fingerprint Lock

Turn on the toggle for fingerprint lock

Verify fingerprint when prompted

You can also set the duration after which you will have to use your fingerptin to unlock WhatsApp. I can be Immediate, after a minute or After 30 minutes.

You can choose if you want to show the message content and sender in the notifications or not

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