WhatsApp Finally Enables Two-Step Verification for All Beta Users

WhatsApp has finally enabled the much awaited two-step verification for Android and Windows smartphone users. However, this new feature is limited to those signed up for beta release.

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You can find this new feature under your account settings. By enabling two-step verification, WhatsApp will ask you to enter your secret passcode each time you try to use it on a new phone or in case you reset the app.

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There is an option to add your email address as well, so if you ever forget your passcode you can easily reset it.

Why do you need it?

Two-step verification guarantees that anyone using your phone number couldn’t get into your personal messages until a passcode has been provided.

Android users having 2.16.341 and above can see this new feature in settings, whereas on Windows you’ll have to get version 2.16.280 or newer.