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Easy Ways to Lock Whatsapp using TouchID and FaceID

Easy Ways to Lock Whatsapp using TouchID and FaceID

Babang.info – You must have missed your WhatsApp messages being read by other people without permission, you must be annoyed, right? Moreover, it concerns your own privacy, and of course you don’t want that to happen again, right?

Well on this occasion Babang will give a tutorial on how to easily lock Whatsapp using TouchID and FaceID. This tutorial can only be done on iOS, because Android is still in the development stage.

So how to lock Whatsapp using TouchID and FaceID? Check it out!

Tutorial How to Lock WhatsApp using TouchID and FaceID

You need to know that not all iOS devices can use this feature. The TouchID feature can only be used on iOS devices that use fingerprints or fingerprints.

While the FaceID feature can only be used on iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.

Update Whatsapp on iPhone

Before we use the TouchID and FaceID features, you are required to update your Whatsapp to the most recent version (version 2.19.20).

You can update Whatsapp on the App Store for free. The method is as follows

  • Enter AppStore.
  • Tap menu Updates which is at the bottom.
  • After that, look for the Whatsapp application then tap Updates.
  • After Whatsapp has been updated to the latest version, we just need to continue the following steps to use the TouchID and FaceID features

How to Lock Whatsapp using TouchID

For iPhone S5 users and above you can use the TouchID feature on your Whatsapp. The steps are as follows

  • Open the app Whatsapp you who just updated.
  • Select and tap menu Settings which is located in the lower right corner.
  • Then select menu Account.
  • Then tap menu Privacy.
  • Scroll down until you find an option Screen Look, then tap the option.
  • Swipe right on the options Reguire Touch ID to activate it.
  • Whatsapp lock duration can be set according to your wishes, for example 1 minute, 15 minutes and 1 hour.

How to Lock Whatsapp with FaceID

For you iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max users, you can use the FaceID feature to lock your Whatsapp.

  • open whatsapp app you are the latest version.
  • Select and tap menu Settings which is in the lower right corner.
  • Then select menu Account.
  • Then select menu Privacy.
  • Scroll down until you find an option Screen Lock, then select the option
  • Swipe right on the options Reguire Face ID to activate it.
  • The duration of the locking time can be set from 1 minute, 15 minutes and 1 hour.

After Whatsapp is locked at a predetermined time. You have to do a FaceID and TouchID scan to unlock it again.

If the FaceID and TouchID scans fail you are required to enter your iPhone passcode.

When Whatsapp is locked you can still reply to messages and answer calls from the Lock Screen notification without opening the application.

Well, that’s an easy way to lock WhatsApp with FaceID and TouchID, hopefully it’s useful

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