It's also useful if you don't mind giving away your passcode for someone to, say, make a phone call, but would rather keep your messages private. In the future, Facebook plans to create a unified messaging system that would work across Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram, complete with end-to-end encryption.
To enable the feature, simply go to Settings Account Privacy and enable Screen Lock. According to the new information, the authentication feature allows iOS users to lock WhatsApp behind another wall of security to prevent unauthorized access to the app. Your WhatsApp notifications are still visible, and you can do quick replies within iOS without authentication. This means the latest development doesn't lock your WhatsApp chats on an individual basis.
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It is worth noting the user is still able to read new WhatsApp notifications from their home screen with the tool switched-on, assuming they have such a feature enabled in the first place. With this you can peacefully handover your iPhone or iPad to your friends or family members without worrying about them hovering through your WhatsApp chats.
WhatsApp for iOS added over the weekend the ability to lock and hide your chats instantly with your face or fingerprint. The option to enable Screen Lock can be found under the Privacy section. The new feature, which has been in anticipation since October a year ago - when the new authentication addition was reported for the first time, works similarly to how you can lock Outlook or Signal on your iPhone.