Here are some easy steps you can take up to use fingerprint lock on your android smartphone WhatsApp account. Previously you might have used different 3rd party applications to lock your important messenger WhatsApp, from now on there is no need for 3rd party apps you can simply add this feature from your WhatsApp settings. This feature is added in last months WhatsApp updates.
To add WhatsApp fingerprint lock take the following steps.
- Open your WhatsApp app > now tap on More options > go to Settings > then Account > Privacy.
- Scroll to down to the bottom there you can see Fingerprint lock tap on it.
- Tap on Turn on Unlock with fingerprint.
Note: Currently you can only use this feature on Android Phones running fingerprint sensor with OS Android 6.0
This feature isn’t supported on Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
To use the fingerprint lock option, you have to enable it in your phone’s settings.