How to enable fingerprint unlock feature in WhatsApp

whatsapp - How to enable fingerprint unlock feature in WhatsApp

All the Android smartphone users who use WhatsApp beta for Android can now unlock their smartphones using the fingerprint sensors on their smartphones. If you are a beta user of WhatsApp’s Android app you can start using this feature by updating your app to the latest version of the beta app – version 2.19.3.

Once you have updated the app, all you need to do to use fingerprint unlock in your Android beta app is follow these steps:

– Open the app and tap on the hamburger menu on the top right corner of app.

– Next tap on Settings then tap on Account.

– In Account settings, tap on Privacy option.

– Scroll down and look for Fingerprint lock option. This option will be turned off by default.

– Tap on that option and toggle the switch.

– WhatsApp will then ask you to touch the fingerprint sensor.

– Next, WhatsApp will ask you the time duration after which you want the phone to lock. You can pick between – immediately, after 1 minute or after 30 minutes.

By Shweta Ganjoo

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