Also, it renewed its commitment to users that We are committed to your privacy. Today I am explaining to you about WhatsApp’s four ways to keep your chat safe, secure, and private. Read this post till the end to know more about this.
Four ways to keep your WhatsApp chat secure
WhatsApp shares the four ways to keep your chat safe, secure, and private on the Safer Internet Day. The four ways are Two-step verification, Who can add you to a group, and profile privacy and Report Spam.
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.
Who can add you to a group
WhatsApp has the Group feature and on that feature, you will find the three options Everyone, My Contacts, and My Contacts except. You can select any one option according to your privacy whom you want to allow to add you to any WhatsApp Group. To avoid joining on WhatsApp then follow these steps.
You have to open your WhatsApp and tap on the three dots then go to the settings option. Tap on the Account option then you have to go to the privacy option. Go to the end of the screen then you will find the Groups option. When you tap on the Groups feature then it will show you three options Everyone, My Contacts, and My Contacts except.
If you are selected to Everyone that means anyone can add you to any WhatsApp Group. Either your known or unknown person can add you. It doesn’t matter you have saved that person’s number on your phone contacts list.
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If you select the My Contacts option then not everyone can add you to the Group. Only your contact person whom number you saved on your contact list. If you want that unknown person isn’t able to add you to Group then you can use the My Contacts option.
The third option is the My Contacts and expects option allows you to select contacts from your contact list whom you don’t want to add you on Group. Your Contacts can add you on Group but excluding those contacts whom you selected to not add you.
WhatsApp Profile Privacy
Profile Photo:- WhatsApp has one of the best features is 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 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.
Last Seen:- You can select who can see your last seen and the status that you are online. It has the same three options same as the profile privacy you can set to all, My contacts and nobody. 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 last seen option.
About Info:- You will get the three options to select who can see you’re About information. It has three options Everyone, My Contacts, and Nobody. 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 About option.
If you get misleading messages from an unknown number or messed up by someone who is not on your contact then report them quickly. This will help you to be safe and secure in your chat.