How to Lock WhatsApp on iPhone With Face ID or Touch ID

Secure WhatsApp by adding extra layer of password on the WhatsApp, we've mentioned the quickest way to set passcode on WhatsApp.

WhatsApp security is a very needed term all time for all users so that no one can see the private message on your Whatsapp iPhone account. Before this time WhatsApp didn’t give the option to set a passcode on the Whatsapp application. Hope that WhatsApp will be updated, a new and advantageous feature in a short future time. For now, here I gave the best alternate option for a set passcode on Whatsapp iPhone or iPad running on the latest iOS.

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And also, there is no app in the App store to protect your WhatsApp application through a passcode or Touch ID. So you need to make your device jailbreak, For a jailbroken iOS device here are the excellent features app for locking the Whatsapp iPhone app with a passcode.

How to Set Passcode on WhatsApp iPhone

You can hide Whatsapp like hide the stock app from the home screen, but you can’t set a passcode from iPhone settings or WhatsApp settings. Then you can open through spotlight search.

But for a set passcode on the WhatsApp iPhone app, Your device should be jailbreak iOS 12 and iOS 11

Step 1: Go to the Cydia app and Open it.

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Step 2: Search iApplock, For made all the app secure with a password including WhatsApp.

Step 3: This will be available under the Cydia repo and install the free app on the iPhone.

Step 4: When you launch the App, Under the protect tab option, Your protected app not present. There you have to add WhatsApp by a tap on plus region.

After Add WhatsApp app, You can set or change passcode to access Whatsapp.

Launch the Settings

Lock Status Should be enabled.

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Second, Tap on the change lock passcode

Now, Whenever you open WhatsApp messenger on your iPhone, First you have to enter 4 digit password for verification.

Get More: Enable two-step verification in Whatsapp on iPhone

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Karly Wood

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