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How to Enable Fingerprint Lock for WhatsApp on Android

Here’s how to enable fingerprint lock for WhatsApp on android or Samsung devices. WhatsApp has launched new fingerprint lock feature for more secure your WhatsApp app. To unlock WhatsApp with fingerprint on android device, make sure WhatsApp app updated with latest version. You can find fingerprint lock feature under WhatsApp privacy settings in your android or Samsung devices.

When enabled, you’ll need to use fingerprint to open WhatsApp. You can still answer calls if WhatsApp is locked. Make sure set up fingerprint on android or Samsung device to unlock your WhatsApp account. Also unlock WhatsApp with Face ID on iPhone. Follow below given process to enable fingerprint lock for WhatsApp on Android devices.

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How to enable fingerprint lock for WhatsApp on Android or Samsung Galaxy

You can enable the WhatsApp fingerprint lock feature on android phone using below settings.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp app in your android or Samsung devices

Step 2: Tap Three vertical dots (Menu) at top right corner

Step 3: Select Settings

Step 4: Tap on Account

Step 5: Tap Privacy

Enable fingerprint for WhatsApp on android

Step 6: Scroll down at the end of the page and tap Fingerprint lock

By default turned off fingerprint lock on WhatsApp (Show above given step screenshot)

Enable the WhatsApp fingerprint lock feature

Step 7: Turn on “Unlock with fingerprint” toggle

Lock WhatsApp on Samsung with Fingerprint

Step 8: Confirm Fingerprint to use new fingerprint lock on WhatsApp app

Here you can see automatically lock option (Show below screenshot) for lock your WhatsApp account with fingerprint when you close. If you want to instantly lock your WhatsApp account after close WhatsApp app, use immediately.

How to enable fingerprint lock for WhatsApp on Android

Step 9: Choose from Immediately / After 1 minute / After 30 minute

Close your WhatsApp app and open it again. Now enable fingerprint for WhatsApp on android or iPhone.

Unlock WhatsApp with fingerprint on Android

Step 10: Touch the fingerprint sensor to unlock WhatsApp

Also enable or disable show content in notification toggle to preview sender and message text inside new message notifications in your android phone.

Lock WhatsApp on Samsung with Fingerprint or Face unlock

You need to enable fingerprint lock on your Samsung galaxy device to unlock WhatsApp with fingerprint.

WhatsApp app > More > Settings > Account > Privacy > Fingerprint lock

Make sure enable fingerprint sensor in your Samsung device.

And that’s it. We hope above given method useful to enable fingerprint lock for WhatsApp on Android or Samsung. If you have any question, tell us in below comment box.

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