WhatsApp has recently released out the fingerprint lock features on its latest updates for extra security on Android phones. The features of FaceID and TouchID for iOS had been released 11 months earlier. But, from now WhatsApp users on Android would also be able to access fingerprint unlock features for locking the app.

WhatsApp fingerprint unlock update for Android smartphones
Whatsapp Fingerprint unlock features

Whatsapp Fingerprint unlock Update for Android:

Since, the user has been waiting for a long time to access this features on Android smartphones and after months of beta testing, it's finally announced.  This WhatsApp features on Android allows users to set a fingerprint unlock demonstration for the app. This allow you to secure your WhatsApp conversations with an supplementary layer of biometric security. You also need not to install those third-party app lockers which plunder your data or the thought of buying an iPhone just for the sake of this feature.

It is said by Facebook owned company also bringing biometric demonstration to its Android app, since iPhone users enjoying both Touch ID (fingerprint recognition) and Face ID (facial recognition) from February this year. With this feature, Android users can now lock their Whatsapp app automatically, and unlock only with their fingerprint.

How to apply Fingerprint unlock on your android Smartphones:

If you are excited apply an additional layer of security for your WhatsApp chats, you first need to update the app from the Google Play Store. WhatsApp is also providing more options with regards to the new fingerprint unlock feature. Users can also choose after how much time the app will automatically locked in,from immediately after closing the app, to after 1 minute, and after 30 minutesAdditionally, the app will also provide an option to hide the content of the messages in the notifications for higher security. To enable Whatsapp Fingerprint lock on your android devices, just follow the steps:
  1. Update the Whatsapp app to the latest version from the Play Store.
  2. Navigate Settings.
  3. Go to Account.
  4. Click on Privacy option.
  5. Click on Fingerprint lock to enable this feature.
OPINION:
These are some simple steps, you need to follow in order to unlock your Whatsapp via fingerprint. I hope you have understood the above steps to access the feature. If you have any query and suggestion, please inform us either in comment box or contact bar.