WhatsApp updated with fingerprint lock to iPhone
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has finally launched its Screen Locking feature on iPhone. WhatsApp frequently produces more features to their users, and now it brings the introduction of Touch ID and
Whatsapp Finally Introduced Touch id/ Face id/ Passcode lock (Screen Lock) to iOS devices.
It is a much anticipated features since its launch. Many users have requested this feature for many years. This Passcode lock feature will benefit lots of iphone users. This will gives some security to the users who shares their mobile to their friends.
The Touch ID feature was in the beta mode. After the successful testing of the app in the beta mode. It has released the official update to the Apple App Store.
It can be activated by updating your
“When the touch ID is enabled, you’ll need to use Touch ID to unlock Whatsapp. You can still reply to messages from notifications and answer calls if WhatsApp is locked.”
Go to Settings -> Account -> Privacy and tap Screen Lock. There you can enable Touch id/Face
Whatsapp has 1.5 billion monthly active users in the world.
As of now it is only enabled on iphone devices.
There is no information as to whether the Android devices will get the app authentication function, though Android users can definitely anticipate the function to come to Android devices because all WhatsApp’s highlights have been available to both iOS and Android devices from the very beginning.
Note that no information concerning your fingerprint and passcode are given to WhatsApp, because of the very restricted iOS APIs, because it’s something controlled by the system itself.
Whatsapp Has Launched Touch ID/ Face ID/ Passcode lock to iOS devices
Whatsapp Touch ID