How to Activate Fingerprint Lock on WhatsApp?


WhatsApp, used by billions of people, is one of the largest messaging applications in the world. You don't want anyone else who witnesses most of our private conversation to have access to this app. In this article, we will talk about ways to secure WhatsApp with fingerprint lock.


WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging applications today and is used by billions of people every day. Daily conversations as well as private conversations that others do not want to know. So, of course, no one wants someone else to read their messages.


As you know, iOS users have been using Face ID and Touch ID for some time to secure security on WhatsApp. With these recently released features for Android, we can encrypt the application directly without the need for a third-party application. Let's look at how this feature is used for both iOS and Android.


Enable Face ID / Touch ID on WhatsApp for iPhone


On iOS, WhatsApp allows users to set the unlock method to Face ID or Touch ID, depending on the model. Here's what you need to do

  1. Open WhatsApp

  2. Touch “ Settings bulunan in the lower right corner of the screen.

  3. Go to the “ Privacy ” tab.

  4. Scroll down and touch “Screen Lock” .

  5. Activate the İste Request Touch ID / Face ID ” feature.

  6. At the bottom you will see the time limit options for the lock, select any you want

Finally, when you select any time limit, you will need to enter the encryption method for that selected period of time. For example, if you select “Instant;; WhatsApp will ask you to enter a password each time you open the app.

Enable fingerprint lock on WhatsApp for Android


To enable fingerprint sensor lock on WhatsApp for Android, you need to follow the steps below. Most of the steps are the same as for iOS.

  1. Open WhatsApp application.

  2. Touch the three dots in the upper right corner of the screen and open the “ Settings ” tab.

  3. Open the “ Account ” tab.

  4. Touch “ Privacy ”.

  5. Scroll down and open the “ Fingerprint lock ” tab.

  6. Open the fingerprint ," Bring feature activated.

Just as with the iOS operating system, if you select any time limit here, you will need to enter your fingerprint each time you log into WhatsApp during the selected time period.