- The company offers an additional layer of protection.
- It will offer facial as well as fingerprint authentication.
- This feature is only started to roll out.
Well, now the developers of the instant messaging application have implemented a new feature on the web as well as a desktop client of the Instant Messenger and the same offering an additional layer of security.
WhatsApp has announced the new feature via a tweet on its official Twitter handle and the same is the biometric authentication feature which means you guys can able to use face as well as fingerprint before linking a phone to the PC.
Today we’re starting to roll out a new security feature for WhatsApp Web and Desktop: face and fingerprint unlock when linking devices.
WhatsApp does not see your face or fingerprint data.
— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) January 28, 2021
If you are unaware about the setup, then it’s a feature which allows users to sync the phone with the computer and the web client offers the WhatsApp service in the internet browser while the desktop client is a dedicated app by WhatsApp and that can be downloaded on your PC and you can able to sync your WhatsApp account and enjoy communication with your near and dear ones without taking the phone out from your pocket.
Until now, the Instant Messenger offered a QR code to scan and link the phone with PC but with the latest implementation it is offering an additional security option and that can be face or fingerprint.
The new feature is started to roll out the latest feature and the same will to all the users very soon. You guys need to update both the application in the phone as well as the client which you are using on the PC to get the latest feature, so check for the latest update.
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