Many questions have been raised about WhatsApp privacy. In such a situation, it would be better to secure your WhatsApp account by going to some privacy settings. Let us know about the special security features and settings of WhatsApp.
2-Step Verification- First of all, you must keep 2-step verification enabled to secure your WhatsApp account. This gives your WhatsApp an extra security layer. After doing this, you will also need a 6-digit PIN to reset or verify WhatsApp. This extra security layer feature of WhatsApp comes in handy when SIM is lost. For this you go to the settings of WhatsApp. Now go to account settings and enable it by going to 2-step verification.
Put password in WhatsApp Web – If you use WhatsApp Web, that is, on a computer or laptop, whatsapp is running, then you can also apply security code for it. On opening a WhatsApp Web on a computer or laptop, the QR code needs to be scanned. You will need to provide a password to scan the QR code for this.
WhatsApp Lock – You can also lock WhatsApp to secure your account. After this, you will need a fingerprint to open WhatsApp. If you want, you can also use Face-ID or Touch-ID for this. You have to go to WhatsApp’s settings to enable this setting.
Profile Privacy – In WhatsApp, you can show your profile, status and last scene according to yourself. You have complete control over it in the phone. If you want, you can apply your profile picture for someone special or even hide it from other people. For this, you have to go to the privacy settings of WhatsApp settings and click on the profile picture. Here you will see the option of Only my contact, all contacts or Nobody. You can choose any of these options.
Group Privacy – Nowadays people are involved in many groups on WhatsApp. Apart from this, many other people also include you in their group. Many times we do not even want to be a part of that group. In this case, you can also control your group privacy. With this, you can control who can add to the group. For this, you have to enable the group setting by going to the privacy settings of WhatsApp.
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