The latest update of WhatsApp Brings Two-step Verification For 1.2 Billion Users. After the last year’s update of end-to-end encryption, this year they brings this Two-step Verification. As it’s the second most useful security update for users.
The company has rolled out two-step verification to iOS, Android, and Windows platform. This is feature is an optional for the users. WhatsApp is saying that, “for added security, enable two-step verification, which will require a passcode when registering your phone number with WhatsApp again”.
So, did you get the thing they mean.. They are saying that, if you activate this feature and after that you met with a situation to reinstall the WhatsApp. After the installation, some configurations are there to be completed, like phone number, verification number, name, backup and more. If you activate this feature. After the verification with SMS. They will ask you for a passcode. Which is to be added while enabling it.
You should also note that with two-step verification enabled, you won’t be permitted to reverify on WhatsApp within a week of last using the service without the passcode. Also, to help you remember the passcode, WhatsApp will periodically ask you to enter your passcode.
How To Enable Two-step Verification
Now, lets see how to enable the two-step verification. It’s very simple, just follow what am going to say.
- First of all check that your WhatsApp is updated or not. If not update it.
- Go to WhatsApp Settings
- Look for Account option.
- There, select Two-step verification and Enable this option.
- You will be asked for the Passcode, type it and conform it.
- Choose next, then type the E-mail ID.
- Finally, It’s all set.
If your WhatsApp contain very much important and private data, I recommend you to do it.
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