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WhatsApp fingerprint authentication in the works

6 days ago   |   By Phandroid

Passcode and biometric security features on our smartphones help to prevent access to our device, kind of like a lock for your home. However usually once the device is unlocked, its contents can be accessed, much like letting someone into your house where they are free to roam around and look at things.
However if you truly value your privacy and security, then a future update to WhatsApp might be of interest to you. According to the folks at WABetaInfo , it seems that WhatsApp is working on a new authentication feature for its Android app where users will have the option to enable...
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WhatsApp starts working on Touch ID security feature for Android users

WhatsApp starts working on Touch ID security feature for Android users

6 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

It looks like WhatsApp is playing nice with Android users after all. Back in October, WhatsApp started working on a new feature that would allow iOS users to authenticate using two security methods - Face ID and Touch ID, but there was no word on whether or not these features will make it to Android app as well.
Fortunately, new info has just emerged that confirms WhatsApp will bring at least one of the two security features to its Android app. WabetaInfo reports the latest beta version of WhatsApp includes the so-called Touch ID feature.
With the new security feature, WhatsApp users ...
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