WhatsAppthe popular instant messaging application, has dedicated itself to improving security alternatives to protect the information it stores, its interface has the privacy of its users as one of the main focuses.
It is for this reason that this application, belonging to Meta, formerly called Facebook, has the option to lock chats with a password or fingerprint to protect your information from strangers. Here we explain the trick.
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It is important to highlight that WhatsApp is one of the applications with the best performance in the world, since it has an average of two billion users and 100 billion messages.
How to block WhatsApp chats?
If you are looking for a way to protect your information from intruders. These are the steps to achieve it. It is possible that the blocking is by means of the fingerprint, a password or even by facial recognition.
However, depending on the operating system you have on your cell phone, the application will offer you the key to access it.
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The first thing you must have to carry out the process is the updated WhatsApp application on the cell phone. If you don’t have it, you can download it in the official iOS Store or Google Play stores.
Then go to ‘Settings’, there click on the ‘Account’ option. Then at the top you will see a category that says ‘Privacy’. When you enter that interface, please slide to the bottom. At the bottom you will find a statement that says ‘Fingerprint lock’.
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Lastly, select and activate the lock. In addition, a time range will appear for the conversations to ask for a password. Typically, time measurements are: Immediately, 1 minute, or 30 minutes. Choose the one you prefer and restart the application.
You will see that to enter you will be asked for your fingerprint, password or facial recognition, depending on whether the process has finished. The steps are the same for Android and iOS devices.
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