Whatsapp recently released a feature to lock/unlock the whatsapp application through finger print. This will help for the people not to read their private messages without their knowledge. Even if the phone is unlocked we will not be able to see the whatsapp chats messages. Lets see how can we activate this.

Go to whatsapp and click on ... on the  right corner. Now click on settings and than Account

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Now click on privacy
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Now select Enable finger print option and provide your required finger as for authentication purpose
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We can choose how frequently this process needs to kick in, We could choose like

  • immediately
  • 1 minute
  • 10 minute