How to Lock WhatsApp With Fingerprint

Author: Shumaila | Guide: WhatsApp |

WhatsApp is a more personal social media platform than any other platform. People like to keep their WhatsApp private and secure. Having a fingerprint lock will make the job easy. Or you can change your old lock pin in WhatsApp.

So, How to Lock WhatsApp With a Fingerprint? You can enable fingerprint lock within a blink of an eye. We have explained the procedure below with 7 simple steps. Follow them and it's done!

Lock WhatsApp With Fingerprint In 7 Easy Steps

Step-1 Open WhatsApp: Firstly, go to Whatsapp. Select it and open Whatsapp. Then your chat page will appear on the screen.

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Step-2 Click on the Three Dot option: Now you can spot the three-dot option at the right top corner of the page. Click on the option and open it.

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Step-3 Go to WhatsApp Settings: Once you open the three-dot option, you can see a long list of options. Go to the last option of settings. Select the option and the settings.

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Step-4 Click on Account (key icon): Now a new page with different options will appear on the screen.

  • Go to the Account option with a key icon.
  • Select the account option
  • Then click and open it.
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Step-5 Click on Privacy (lock icon): Once the account option opens you can see various options.

  • Select the Privacy option with a lock icon.
  • Click on it and the Privacy option will open.
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Step-6 Click on Fingerprint Lock: Under the privacy option, there will be numerous options.

  • Go to the last option of Fingerprint Lock.
  • Click on it and open it.
  • Now a new page with an option of unlocking fingerprint will appear.
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Step-7 Enable the Fingerprint Lock: Then, you have to swipe the tab in front of the Unlock with fingerprint option. Once you enabled the fingerprint lock.

  • A new option will appear.
  • This is to confirm your fingerprint pattern.
  • You have to keep your fingers on the fingerprint sensor.
  • Once the sensor takes the print of your fingers.
  • A confirmation message will appear.
  • Then, you can set the automatic lock time after confirming tour fingerprints.
  • Now your Whatsapp will ask for a fingerprint every time you open it.
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Can You Set Any Other Lock Rather Than a Fingerprint on WhatsApp?

You can set a lock pin on your WhatsApp account. It offers an option of two-step verification. You can enable it and set the lock pin for your account. So you can put a fingerprint or pin lock on your WhatsApp account.

Can you Change your Whatsapp Number?

WhatsApp offers a feature to change from your old number to a new number. You can set the new number on your same old WhatsApp account. Furthermore, when you change your number on WhatsApp your whole data is restored. Hence, you can view them with a new number on WhatsApp too.

Can Another Person use Their Fingerprint to Unlock your WhatsApp?

No one can get access to your WhatsApp account if there is a fingerprint lock. The WhatsApp account will only open with the set fingerprint pattern. Otherwise, WhatsApp will reject every fingerprint that doesn't match your fingerprint.

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