How to Lock Whatsapp in iPhone with Fingerprint or Touch ID

How to Lock Whatsapp on iPhone with fingerprint

Learn How to Lock Whatsapp in iPhone with Fingerprint or Touch ID. Since the iPhones get Touch ID feature, you can lock your iPhone with Fingerprint. But what if you wanna lock a particular app in your iPhone? There is no feature for locking a particular app on iPhone while on Android you can lock particular apps.

Now the days WhatsApp is a trending Social app allows us to chat. And you might want to lock WhatsApp with a fingerprint for privacy purpose because anyone doesn’t want to show his chat or messages.

If you wanna lock WhatsApp in your iPhone with fingerprint or touch ID then it is possible. Although any other app can’t be locked with a fingerprint on the iPhone. This feature was released by Whatsapp a few months ago. And it allows us to lock WhatsApp with fingerprint or touch ID.

So, Now without wasting time let’s have a look at the steps to lock Whatsapp on iPhone with fingerprint as stated below.

Steps to Lock Whatsapp in iPhone with Fingerprint:-

Below are the steps which you need to follow if you wanna lock WhatsApp with touch ID on iPhone.

NOTE:- Before following the steps below, Please be sure that you had updated Whatsapp and have the latest version of WhatsApp.

1. Open Whatsapp and Go to Settings within WhatsApp.

Settings of Whatsapp
Settings of Whatsapp

2. Select the “Account” option.

lock the whatsapp account
Account option in Whatsapp

3. Tap on the “Privacy” option which will appear along with other options.

Privacy option to lock whatsapp
Privacy option, to lock Whatsapp

4. Now Tap on “Screen Lock”, appearing at bottom of the screen.

Screen Lock in Whatsapp
Screen Lock in Whatsapp

5. Then Enable the “Require Touch ID” button.

Enable Touch ID or Fingerprint lock
Enable Touch ID or Fingerprint lock

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In this way, You can lock Whatsapp with fingerprint and anyone can’t open Whatsapp on your iPhone without having your permission.

If you have any doubts or facing problems while following the above steps then comment them in the comment box below.

What if you don’t find the “Screen Lock” option in Whatsapp?

As told in the “NOTE”, you must have the latest version of WhatsApp. If you don’t find or don’t see “Screen Lock” option told in Step No. 4, then go to the App Store and Update your Whatsapp Right Now.

After updating WhatsApp, you will be able to find “Screen Lock” and will able to Lock Whatsapp in iPhone with the fingerprint.

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