Now Android users will also be able to use fingerprint lock feature in WhatsApp

fingerprint lock feature in WhatsApp
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New Delhi: iPhone users were using fingerprint recognition and facial recognition in WhatsApp since February. Now, this feature will also be available for Android device users. These users will also be able to unlock the app through fingerprint. WhatsApp has announced the fingerprint lock feature for Android users.

With this, WhatsApp introduced the feature of biometric authentication in the final Android app. In this, users will also get the facility that after how long they want to automatically lock the screen. In this, users will get instant, one minute and 30-minute options.

Along with this, you will also be able to select or not to see the name of the sender and the content of WhatsApp messages on the notification. To activate fingerprint lock on WhatsApp, you have to select Settings- Account-Privacy-Fingerprint Lock.

Apart from this, WhatsApp has given many upgrade users in its latest beta update for Android OS. The new beta version 2.19.315 update has a lot of new emoji. Apart from this, many existing emojis have also been updated for users. The new Android beta update was first spotted by WhatsApp beta tester WABetinfo. It reported in its report that the beta version of the app comes with the latest Unicode support.