ALL WhatsApp users need to review their security settings – you might be putting yourself at risk.
There are two main settings that everyone should use.
Security settings are one of the best ways to ward off hackers, snoopers, and criminals.
First, make sure you turn on 2-Step Verification.
It’s an extra step to verifying your phone number to keep hackers off the connection apartment.
Hackers try to get in regularly Whatsapp accounts.
Hijacking a WhatsApp account is an easy way to gain the trust of your friends and family, which allows for even more sinister scams to be carried out.
To turn on 2-Step Verification, go to Settings > Account and toggle the setting to On.
It could save you from devastating hacker attack.
It is very important to lock your WhatsApp separately on your iPhone.
This means that people using your phone cannot read your texts.
To set this up you need to go to your WhatsApp settings.
Then click on “Account” and then on “Privacy”.
From here you can turn on “Screen Lock” with either Touch ID or Face ID.
You can also select a duration when the ID will be required again.
Now when you open the app, you will be asked for your fingerprints or a picture of your face to verify that you are really reading your private chats.
You can still read and quickly reply to messages in your notification window, so the tool isn’t foolproof.
You can also receive WhatsApp calls.
You can turn off all message previews in your at any time iPhone settings.
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