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WhatsApp Chat Lock: WhatsApp has rolled out a new and useful feature for the users. The name of this feature is Chat Lock feature, this feature will help you to make your personal messages more secure than before. Although users get the facility of end-to-end encryption on WhatsApp, in this case this new feature will act as an extra layer of security which will keep your chats even more secure. What is this feature and how will it be useful for you? Let’s know.
If you lock chats with the help of chat lock feature, then you will be able to unlock your chats with the help of password, with the help of fingerprint or with the help of face unlock feature. This feature is being rolled out globally for users, let us tell you that this feature will be available not only for Android users but also for users using Apple iPhone.
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Know why WhatsApp chat lock feature is special?
Recently, WhatsApp has given information through a blog post that after using this feature, your locked chats will go to a different folder. Neither you will see the name of the sender of the message nor the preview of the message in the notification related to these chats. Apart from this, the media files found in these chats will also not be automatically saved in the phone’s gallery.
This is how you will get the new feature
If you also want to use this new feature of WhatsApp, then tell that you will have to download the latest version of WhatsApp by going to the Play Store or App Store in your phone. For the information of people, let us tell you that this feature will be available in version 188.8.131.52 of WhatsApp Android. At the same time, this feature has been given in iOS version 184.108.40.206.
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Use this feature
- Whichever chat you want to lock, you have to open that chat first. After opening the chat, you have to tap on the name of the person in front of you.
- As soon as you tap on the name of the person in front, you will see many options, after scrolling down a bit, you will see the Chat Lock option. One thing to note is that you will not be able to lock your already archived chats, if you want to lock your archived chats, you will have to first remove these chats from the archive.
- After clicking on the chat lock option, you will be able to lock the chat with the help of password, fingerprint or face unlock. You will be able to lock your chat by choosing any of these options.