WhatsApp Fingerprint Authentication Coming Soon: If you have a smartphone, then there is a 100% chance you are a WhatsApp user. As of now the Android users make use of third party Locking apps to secure their precious conversation on WhatsApp.
WhatsApp basically does not have any Locking feature in the first place, But in the recent Beta release of WhatsApp, it gave some hints off the upcoming Fingerprint Authentication feature.
WhatsApp Fingerprint Authentication Coming Soon
WhatsApp developers were constantly working on this feature from quite a long time, however this feature is not yet rolled out for all. once this is released for the users than you will be able to lock your WhatsApp with the bio metric barricade.
As you can see in the above screenshot where the user is being prompted to authenticate his fingerprint in order to enter into WhatsApp and in the second picture you can see the advanced settings.
If your device fingerprint sensor dysfunctioned or it is faulty then you can unlock your WhatsApp with a PIN Code. However, this feature only allows a user to secure his whole WhatsApp not any particular Conversation.
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According to WABetaInfo this WhatsApp Fingerprint Authentication feature will be added to all the devices which have a fingerprint sensor and are running on Android 7 or Above.
There is no official news regarding the Stable launch of this feature because it is in the Advance Beta Stage. So it may take even months to get a glimpse of The WhatsApp Fingerprint Authentication.
So that’s it in this Tech Update about WhatsApp upcoming feature, are you excited for this? Let me know in the comment section below, Thanks for reading.