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WhatsApp for iOS update adds support for Face ID and Touch ID


WhatsApp for iOS update adds support for Face ID and Touch ID

WhatsApp for iOS has received a small but important update, which helps users stay safer on the messaging app. After updating WhatsApp you will be able to lock the app behind Face ID or Touch ID.

You can download the latest version of WhatsApp for iOS directly on your device through the Apple App Store.

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Requirements iOS 8.0 or greater

After installing the update, you can enable the new security feature by heading to Settings > Account > Privacy where you can select Screen Lock. Once Screen Lock is enabled, every time you open WhatsApp, the app will require Face ID or Touch ID to unlock the app.

Keep in mind that even with Screen Lock is enabled, you will still be able to view WhatsApp notifications if the preview feature is on. You can also stil use the quick reply within iOS without having to use Face ID or Touch ID when Screen Lock is enabled.


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