WhatsApp for iOS enables Face ID, Touch ID for iPhone

WhatsApp for iOS enables Face ID, Touch ID for iPhone

The app leverages the Face ID or Touch ID feature on your phone to lock the app.

But now iPhone users have been granted a new update that is currently not available on any other version of WhatsApp.

Hopefully this is an added layer of security that more messaging and social media apps will implement in the future.

WhatsApp is finally bring an in-built app lock to access chat.

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The feature was launched for iOS beta users last week, and has now rolled out to iOS users across the world. With this you can peacefully handover your iPhone or iPad to your friends or family members without worrying about them hovering through your WhatsApp chats.

According to the report by WABetaInfo, users can also set the time duration before which the app locks down WhatsApp. To access the new settings, you'll have to go to Settings, then Account, followed by Privacy. The option to enable Screen Lock can be found under the Privacy section.

Spotted by 9to5, the feature is available to iPhone users with the WhatsApp version, 2.19.20.

Users will want to be careful about their notification settings if they choose to secure their app, though, specifically message previews. Fingerprint authentication is expected to be supported on devices running Android 6.0 and above.

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