How to Set up Passwords on your WhatsApp Chats

Whatsapp used to be an open application on your smartphone. Anyone using your phone can barge into your privacy by opening your Whatsapp and reading your personal messages. WhatsApp already provides its customer’s end-to-end encrypted messaging feature, which means that only those in conversations can see the message content. But the problem is still here. If someone is using your phone, your messages are not safe.

Multiple app lock applications are available for this purpose, but they show too many ads that you just uninstall them because of irritation.

The latest update of WhatsApp solves this problem by introducing a Whatsapp lock within the WhatsApp application. This new amazing feature of Whatsapp allows its users to either add a fingerprint, pin, or face ID lock to protect the app. So, now your Whatsapp chats are safe, even if your phone is in someone’s hand.

The new lock screen feature of Whatsapp is available on both android and IOS devices. You just need to activate it by moving into the Whatsapp settings section.

You must be excited to know about this feature and just want to try it right away. Below we are going to explain step by step procedure for you that how you can set up a password on your WhatsApp chats. Stick to the article till the end, and you will be able to secure your private conversations.

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Procedure to Setup Password on Whatsapp

First of all, you will need the latest and updated version of the Whatsapp application. So, if you’re using an older version, uninstall it right now and get the latest version from the Google play store, or you can also find an updated version of WhatsApp on third party websites.

You have to download the (2.19.21) version of Whatsapp on your device. The download and installation process of Whatsapp is very simple.

Once the latest version of the app is installed, go to your Whatsapp settings. The location of the settings option depends on which Operating system are you using (android or IOS).

 

Setup Whatsapp Password on Android Device

  • For android users, Tap on the three dots on your Whatsapp home screen, and you will find the settings option.
  • Once you find the settings, tap on the “Account option”.
  • Under the account section, you will find the Privacy option.
  • Tap on privacy.
  • Scroll down, and you’ll find the Fingerprint lock option at the end.
  • At first, it must be disabled. Enable it, and you’ll get to see the other options like how much time you want for the lock to appear.
  • Choose it in the automatically lock section.

Setup Whatsapp Password on IOS Device

  • If you are an IOS user, you will find settings option on the bottom right-hand side of your screen.
  • Under the setting section, find “Accounts.”
  • In the accounts section, you’ll find the “PRIVACY” option at the top.
  • A new menu will get opened with a lot of options related to privacy.
  • At the end of the screen, you’ll find the “Screen lock” option.
  • Tap on this option and enable “Face ID”.
  • Once Face ID is enabled, you’ll get to see the other options, like how much time you want for the lock to appear.
  • Choose it in the automatically lock section.

It gives you 3 options:

  • Immediately
  • After 1 minute
  • After half hour

Now your Whatsapp Lock is enabled, and now you can open your WhatsApp with Face ID, fingerprint or passcode. Even the lock is activated, you will still be able to reply to messages from notifications and answer calls via the service.

Setup Whatsapp Password on GB Whatsapp

To set up a password on GB Whatsapp, follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Firstly, Download and install GB Whatsapp on your android Phone.
  • Find the Menu by clicking on the three dots located on the GB WhatsApp home screen.
  • In the menu section, you will find “GB settings”.
  • Click on GB settings, scroll down, and you will find the “Lock” option.
  • Under the Lock section, at the top, you will find the option “enable passcode”.
  • Click on it and enter 4 digits password. You’ll be asked to enter the password twice to confirm it.
  • Now your GB WhatsApp lock is enabled. Every time you launch the application, it will ask you for the passcode making your chats safe and secure.

This is how you set up a password on your android or IOS device. Now all of your conversations and data are safe and secured. If you still have any doubts, you can ask us in the comment section, or if you want a tutorial for setting up a password on any other Whatsapp Mod, you can just mention the name in the comments section, and we will bring it for you soon.

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