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WhatsApp to Introduce Face ID and Smartphone Password Login for Enhanced Security

In a significant move towards bolstering user security, WhatsApp is gearing up for a major update, going beyond just message receiving capabilities from other apps. The beta version for iOS is already paving the way for users to log into their accounts using their smartphone’s authentication methods, such as Face ID or a general password.

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The integration of WhatsApp with the smartphone’s security system is seen as a beneficial step, aiming to alleviate the hassle of having to type in the app-specific password. According to WABetaInfo, this development aims to streamline the login process, doing away entirely with the need for the six-digit code to access the account.

WhatsApp to Introduce Face ID and Smartphone Password Login for Enhanced Security (1)

“The access key feature aligns with modern authentication methods, making the login process more user-friendly and intuitive.”

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Crucially, this enhancement is optional, allowing users to enable it through the security settings. Users still have the choice to log in on other smartphones using the traditional method involving the six-digit code.

It’s important to note that this improvement is currently in the development stage and does not have a set timeline for release within the public version of WhatsApp. Stay tuned for more updates on this promising security feature.

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