WhatsApp Introduces two Step Verification to Strengthen the Security

Famous Mobile Messaging App, WhastApp, took a significant step to ramp up the security. In its Latest update, WhatsApp Introduces two Step Verification to Strengthen the Security. Two-step verification will allow users to set a passcode and make its account more secure. Currently this feature is not available for all users as WhatsApp introduces these features in beta app. But soon all WhatsApp users will get this app update.

WhatsApp Introduces two Step Verification to Strengthen the Security

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If you updated the latest version of WhatsApp, you will get this new feature in your account settings. If you wants to enable two-step verification, You have to enter a 6-digit passcode. By adding the 6 digit code, your account will be registered on your phone number. No one else can now activate his/her account on your phone number, until or unless they don’t have your passcode.

Along with the passcode, you also have to enter the email address for back up but this is optional. In case if you forget your passcode, you can reset it through your email address. Moreover, if you activate two-step verification, your account is registered on your phone for 7 days. No one else can access your account by any mean, unless he/she know your passcode or email address to reset the passcode.

One you enable the two-step verification you have choice to disable it. You cal also change the passcode and your email address at any time.

Users will also experiences one more important update in the latest version. Now users can listen the voice message while switching to other chats or apps as well. Earlier, users could listen voice message only in the sender chat. But now users don’t need to remain in the sender chat. They can now move to other chats or even apps while lisening the audio.

Currently these features are available on WhatsApp beta App. But soon all WhatsApp users will get this update.

Also Check: Good News for iOS Users: WhatsApp Adds GIF Support

Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on providing the latest information regarding the innovations happening in the IT world. She likes reading, photography, travelling and exploring nature.
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