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WhatsApp introduces Touch ID and Face ID on iPhone

R Dinakaran | Updated on February 05, 2019 Published on February 05, 2019

WhatsApp has introduced Touch ID and Face ID on iPhones. WhatsApp says this will prevent someone “from taking your phone and reading your messages”.

Step 1

To enable this feature, go to Settings on the WhatsApp app.

Step 2

Click on Account, and then on Privacy

Step 3

Click on Screen Lock

Step 4

Turn on Touch ID or Face ID

WhatsApp gives the option to select the time before Touch ID or Face ID is prompted after the WhatsApp app is closed.

WhatsApp says the feature is available only on iPhones, that too only on iPhone 5s or later and on iOS 9.

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Published on February 05, 2019
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