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 using the WhatsApp on Web. When you link your WhatsApp on the Web or Desktop you have to simply scan the QR code then use it.
But there is no security for this and your friends can scan the QR code to use your WhatsApp on their Desktop. WhatsApp rolls out the new security feature for Web and Desktop. Today I am explaining to you about the WhatsApp rollout of new security features for the Web and Desktop. Read this post till the end to know more about this.
WhatsApp new security feature for Web and Desktop.
You have to grant permission when you use your WhatsApp on the Web after rolling out this feature. You have to use your Fingerprint authentication and Face recognition to use your WhatsApp on Web and Desktop.
Users must have to use Fingerprint authentication or Face recognition to unlock on phone before scanning the QR code to use WhatsApp on the Web. If your friends try to connect your WhatsApp on their Desktop then they have to first unlock on phone using Face and Fingerprint. They will unable to connect your WhatsApp and your account is secure.
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
To use this new security feature on your WhatsApp you have to open your WhatsApp. After this tap on the three dots top of the right corner. Tap on the WhatsApp Web option once you tap on the three dots. You have to tap on the ‘Link A Device’ option. You have to follow all processes when your phone shows the biometric authentication and login to the Web or Desktop.