WhatsApp Chat Lock Feature: With the WhatsApp Chat Lock feature, WhatsApp chats will now be more secure than ever.
WhatsApp Chat Lock Feature launched: WhatsApp is constantly rolling out new features to improve user experience and maintain privacy. Now Meta-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp has released a new feature for its users. With this feature, users can lock a chat with a password or biometric authentication. In addition, these chats will be stored in a folder. The names and messages of these messages will not be visible in the notification as well and can be accessed only after authentication.
Let us tell you that till now the option to lock the entire WhatsApp app using PIN code or biometric was available on iOS and Android devices. Now with the new feature, users will be able to protect chats with selected private messages. Even if a user gets access to your phone, the locked chat will remain secure and safe.
WhatsApp has already released several security and privacy-centric features. These include features like end-to-end encryption, encrypted chat backup, disappearing messages, screenshot blocking. Now with the latest update, Meta is further strengthening the privacy and security features of WhatsApp for the users.
How to enable chat lock on WhatsApp? (How to enable chat lock on WhatsApp)
- First of all, update WhatsApp on Android and iOS devices or download the latest version
- Then go to the chat you want to lock
- Now click on profile picture
- After this you will see a new option named Chat lock which is just below the disappearing message menu.
- Enable its Chat Lock and authenticate using your phone’s password or biometric
How to access locked chats on WhatsApp
Swipe down on the home page of WhatsApp to access all locked chats.