How to enable WhatsApp fingerprint lock feature on Android smartphone

You can now set up fingerprint lock on WhatsApp on android smartphones, here is how you can do it.

WhatsApp has officially rolled out the fingerprint unlock feature for all the Android users. Usually, 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. Keeping that in mind and to make the process quicker and safer at the same time, WhatsApp has now enrolled this new feature so that you can just open the app by a fingerprint. It was previously available for Android Beta users but is now available for all Android users.

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You need to update your WhatsApp to activate this feature.

WhatsApp fingerprint unlock feature.

If you want to try out this feature, just update your app and follow the steps below.

How to enable WhatsApp fingerprint unlock feature on Android smartphone

Step 1: Open WhatsApp and tap on three dots at the top right corner

Step 2: Settings> Account> Privacy> Fingerprint lock

Step 3: Turn on the toggle for fingerprint lock

Step 4: Verify your fingerprint when prompted

Step 5: You can choose the automatic lock time span from — Immediately, After 1 minute, and After 30 minutes

And that is it. Now your WhatsApp fingerprint lock is activated.

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