WhatsApp brings out fingerprint unlock for Android users
So now, here is the good news for Android users. WhatsApp introduces a fingerprint lock screen for Android users. Users can unlock their Whatsapp by fingerprint through some settings in Whatsapp.
WhatsApp 2.19.221 is available for beta testing. To enable the new fantastic fingerprint lock feature you people follow some steps here;
- Go to settings
- Go to Accounts
- Go to privacy
Then enable the new feature (fingerprint lock). After turn it on you need fingerprint to unlock your screen every time you open the Whatsapp. You can still answer the incoming calls as well.
Here are options to unlock the Whatsapp through fingerprint. You can set a timer to unlock the Whatsapp. Set timer according to your desire;
- Immediately lock
- After the 1-minute lock
- After 30 minutes lock
After you set your fingerprint lock then WhatsApp will not show you anything after enabling this feature. Because the content will be hidden by default.
And this fingerprint using biometric authentication of android users. Your data will be safe even Facebook or Google can’t access it.
Android owners waited for too much for this feature. So the Android is on the way for new technologies in the competition of iOS. Now android users can enjoy this new feature. After beta testing, this feature will launch soon for all android users.