WhatsApp is among the most popular messaging service in the world. You can now select either "Require Face ID" or "Require Touch ID' to turn on facial recognition or fingerprint scanning, meaning you'll be asked for biometric authentication each time you try logging into the WhatsApp iOS app". Some manufacturers, like Samsung and Huawei, bake similar features right into their Android skins.
Also of note, the Android version of the app doesn't support biometric authentication at this time.
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Another thing you'll notice is the absence of a physical fingerprint scanner, either on the back or the side of the phone. Samsung will be launching the Galaxy S10 Lite as a direct competition to the Google Pixel 3 and Apple iPhone XR.
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Still, for those not wanting to use third party solutions, WhatsApp's extra security measures are a welcome extra layer of security for something so personal as your private conversations. Messages will still be partially visible via notifications, and they can still be quick-replied to. The option to enable Screen Lock can be found under the Privacy section.
The big picture: Introducing additional privacy features to WhatsApp may be beneficial to some users, but it is only a minimal guard against those with physical access to a mobile device.
The new tool has also been rumoured to arrive for Android devices.