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How To Activate or Enable Two-Step Verification in WhatsApp Android

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

WhatsApp is adding new features of “WhatsApp two-step verification” that provide extra security to your WhatsApp account. Here’s how to activate or enable two-step verification WhatsApp android phone or tablet device. This WhatsApp 2 step verification requires 6-digit passcode when registering your mobile number with WhatsApp again. You can also add an email address to your account which will be used to reset your passcode if forget it.

In WhatsApp already added end to end encryption security features, which provides security so WhatsApp and third parties can’t read or listen. When registering your WhatsApp phone number again in your account, you’ll need to enter set passcode. Using WhatsApp account settings, you can disable two-step verification, change the passcode, and change the email address. Follow below-given steps to enable two-step verification WhatsApp android phones or tablet devices.

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How To Activate 2 Step Verification on WhatsApp Android Phone

Step 1: Tap “Apps” on your android phone.

Step 2: Open the “WhatsApp” app.

Step 3: Tap on “Three vertical dots” from top of the right side corner.

Open WhatsApp settings in android nougat

Step 4: Touch “Settings”.

Tap on account settings in WhatsApp app

Step 5: Tap on “Account”.

WhatsApp two step verification android

Step 6: Under Account section, tap on “Two-step verification”.

You can show below the screen on your device.

Enable WhatsApp two step verification android phone

Step 7: Tap on “Enable”.

six digit passcode for WhatsApp two step verification

Step 8: Enter a 6-digit passcode & touch “Next”.

This set passcode you entered will be asked when you register your phone number again WhatsApp account.

Confirm passcode in WhatsApp account

Step 9: Again enter your passcode to confirm it & tap on “Next”.

Add email address for WhatsApp two step verification

Step 10: Add email address & tap on next.

Add your email address, it will be helpful to you if you forget the passcode.

Press save button on WhatsApp

Step 11: Confirm your email address again & press “Save”.

You can see below screen on your device and show a message of enabling WhatsApp two-step verification on your android phone.

enable two step verification whatsapp android

Step 12: Tap on “Done”.

Change WhatsApp two step verification settings android

You can change this WhatsApp two-step verification settings using WhatsApp account settings. That’s all.

How to Turn Off or Disable Two-Step Verification in WhatsApp Android

WhatsApp > More > Settings > Account > Two-step verification > Disable > Disable

How to Change Passcode of WhatsApp Two-Step Verification

WhatsApp > Three vertical dots > Settings > Account > Two-step verification > Change passcode > Enter 6 digit passcode > Confirm passcode > Save

I hope the above-given steps to enable two-step verification WhatsApp android phones helpful to secure your WhatsApp account. If you have any kind of trouble, let us know on the below comment box, would be a pleasure to help you. Don’t forget to share this trick with your friends on social networks.

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