WhatsApp “Chat Lock”
Meta-owned WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new feature for users called “Chat Lock” – With this new feature, Whatsapp users will be now able to lock specific chats and keep them hidden. For even more privacy, locked chats will be kept seperate from othr chat. Here in this article, you’ll know how to enable “Chat Lock”.
As first reported by WABetaInfo, a new feature under development planned to be released in a future update of WhatsApp beta for Android. The feature was spotted in the latest WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168 update available on the Google Play Store. It will be rolled out to all users in a future update.
How to enable WhatsApp “Chat Lock” ?
To give users more options to users their privacy, WhatsApp has added the ability to lock its messaging app using a passcode, or fingerprint. Here’s you can learn how to enable fingerprint lock for WhatsApp on Android right here.
- To lock your most private chats, > just go to the Chat’s contact or group info and > enable “Chat Lock”.
- Use your fingerprint or Passcode to open the locked chat and read notifications on your phone.
This feature will help a lot in the security of protecting people’s data on WhatsApp.
Anyone will be able to open and know who you were chatting with until you give your password. If someone fails to open locked chats, then you have to delete your chats to be able to open them.
Through this feature, things like photos, videos, that you have sent or used, people will not be able to see until they provide a password, nor will they be able to save themselves in your phone’s gallery until you want to.