Privacy is very important for your personal messages. For the concern about your privacy WhatsApp Messenger team added the Fingerprint lock[WhatsApp lock] feature with the WhatsApp Messenger App. You can easily Enable Fingerprint lock for WhatsApp App for Android Phones.
Add Fingerprint lock for WhatsApp App :
Follow the instructions given below to Add Fingerprint lock for WhatsApp App in just a few clicks.
STEP 1 : Open your WhatsApp Messenger App and Click on the 3 dot menu (On top right corner). Then, go to the last option settings. See the screenshot given below :
STEP 2 : After that, in the settings menu Click on the first option Account, then click on privacy option. See the screenshot given below :
STEP 3 : Next, you will see the Fingerprint lock on last in privacy settings menu. Click on Fingerprint lock option, then Turn ON the Unlock with Fingerprint switch. See the screenshot given below :
STEP 4 : After that, WhatsApp Messenger ask you for fingerprint scan, so just put your finger on fingerprint sensor to set-up your finger for Fingerprint lock.
See the screenshot given below :
Congratulations 🎉 you have Enabled Fingerprint lock for WhatsApp App.
Now, whenever you open your WhatsApp Messenger App, it will ask you for your fingerprint to unlock your WhatsApp Messenger App. Simply just put your finger on your phone’s fingerprint sensor to unlock your WhatsApp Messenger App.
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You get 3 options, Immediately, After 1 minute and After 30 minutes for automatically lock your WhatsApp with Fingerprint lock whenever you leave the App or screen off.
Means if you set the immediately option then whenever you leave the WhatsApp app or screen off immediately it will lock; for the After 1 minute option, the WhatsApp App lock after 1 minute and for the After 30 minutes option means WhatsApp automatically lock after 30 minutes.
You get also an option to enable or disable preview of sender and sender’s message in notification. You can enable or disable it according to your needs.
Hope this informative post helped you to enable fingerprint lock for WhatsApp Messenger App [WhatsApp fingerprint lock].
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