Chat locked messages will be kept secret even if someone opens your phone.
New Delhi: WhatsApp has introduced a new feature, Meta, which allows users to lock chats using password or biometric authentication. Additionally, these conversations will be stored in a special folder. It can be accessed only after authorization, will hide the name in the notification and the original message.
While Android and iOS devices have the option to lock WhatsApp entirely using biometrics or a PIN code, this new feature allows users to further protect specific private messages. Therefore, even if someone opens your phone, Chat Locked messages will be kept confidential.
End-to-end encryption, encrypted chat backups, anonymizing messages, screenshot blocking, the ability to control who can access last seen status, and many more security, privacy-focused features WhatsApp has already rolled out. With the latest update, the privacy and security features of WhatsApp have been further strengthened.
How to lock WhatsApp chat?
Download latest update of WhatsApp on Android, iOS devices. Select which chats you want to lock, Click on Profile Picture, Enable Chat Lock. Click Chat Lock using your Password or Biometric.