WhatsApp keeps on adding new features and enhancements to its application to provide a private or secure platform. A few weeks back, the company launched a new Chat Lock feature in the WhatsApp application for more secure chats. Well, here in this article, we are sharing the guide for how to use the Chat lock feature on WhatsApp.
Chat Lock Feature:
The brand new WhatsApp’s Chat Lock allows you to store conversations in a folder that can only be accessed with your biometric fingerprint and keeps your most intimate conversations behind another layer of security. In addition, it automatically hides the content of that Chat in notifications as well.
The Chat lock feature is currently available for select users and is in the rolling phase and will be available to everyone in the coming days. Here’s how you can enable chat lock on WhatsApp and make your chats more secure. Additionally, the feature is available across all platforms, including Android, iPhone, web, and desktop.
How to activate WhatsApp Chat lock feature:
- Open WhatsApp on your smartphone.
- Tap on the Chat you want to hide.
- Tap on the Profile
- Scroll down and tap the Chat Lock option.
- Here you see an opportunity. Lock this Chat with your fingerprint.
- Turn on the toggle and confirm with your fingerprint.