WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps. You must be using WhatsApp to stay connected with your friends, colleagues, and others. You must be sending images, set the profile picture, set the status, etc. While using WhatsApp you must have to be secure yourself.
You can secure yourself and your WhatsApp account. You have to simply change your WhatsApp privacy settings to secure your account and yourself. Today I am explaining to you about changing WhatsApp privacy settings and securing your account. Read this post till the end to know more about this.
Who can add you to the WhatsApp group?
WhatsApp group feature has the privacy option to select who can add you to any group. This feature has also 3 options, Everyone, My contacts, and My contacts. Everyone’s option allows anyone can add you to any group. My contacts option allows those to add to any group who is on your phone contact.
My contacts allow you to choose who can’t add you to the group and who can add you to the group. Nobody option has been removed from the group feature. This nobody feature allows no one to add you to the WhatsApp group.
You can use the two-step verification to secure your account that no one can access without your permission. To enable the Two-step verification on your WhatsApp you have to open your WhatsApp and tap on the three dots top of the right corner. After that go to the setting option then tap on the Account option. Tap on the Two-step verification option and enable this after a tap on the account option. Tap on the next option once you enter the 6-digit pins.
Re-enter your pin to confirm your pin then tap on the next option. You can enter your email id to reset your Pin in case you forgot. You can also Skip this. Re-enter your email id and tap on the save option. Your two-step verification is enabled now.
WhatsApp has one of the best features of profile privacy. With the help of this feature, you can control what types of info you want to share with your contact. You can hide your profile photo from all. Also, you can set it to your phone contact with whom you want to show your profile photo or set it to nobody so that no one can see your display picture.
To use this feature you have to open your WhatsApp and tap on the three dots then go to the settings options. Tap on the Account option and go to the Privacy option and you will see the Profile photo option.
You will get the three options to choose from who can see your status update. Its three options are Contact, My Contact except… and Only share with. To use this feature you have to open your WhatsApp and tap on the three dots. After this, you have to go to the settings options. Tap on the Account option and go to the Privacy option and you will see the status option.
Add a biometric lock to prevent unauthorized access to WhatsApp chats.
WhatsApp has a fingerprint security option to secure your account. You have to enable the fingerprint to secure your WhatsApp. No one can access your WhatsApp once you enable the fingerprint on your phone.