WhatsApp chats are a personal thing to us and we surely want to keep them to ourselves, only. In April, WhatsApp rolled out a new chat lock feature to tighten security and enhance user experience.

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Here’s how you can lock a chat on WhatsApp in Apple iOS.

Chat lock in iOS
  • Head to WhatsApp and select the chat one wish to hide.
  • Go to the chat lock option under the chat setting.
  • Turn on ‘Lock this chat’ with Face ID/ pass code.
  • Once this is turned on, the particular chat is locked and can only be viewed under Locked Chats option above ‘Archived Chats’.

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