Learn How to Enable Two Step Verification on WhatsApp : WhatsApp has seen many new updates in the past few days, and one of them has been the video calling testing build, new emoji support, and a lot more. This time, however, we have a much official security update, which will definitely allow you to secure your number furthermore. First, let’s have a look on what the new update is all about!
Previously, all you needed to do to setup your WhatsApp account on a phone was to enter your phone number, and type in the really vulnerable 6-digit pin code. With this really low amount of security, many users complained that someone would hijack their account without them knowing. This one-step verification was really getting on the nerves of some people, and hence, WhatsApp decided to push out an update.
With the two-step verification now enabled, the person registering a WhatsApp account will also need to enter a unique password you’ve set, in addition to the already-existing 6-digit pin code. With this enabled, there is no way that your account will be hijacked unless the person knows your password, which is pretty much impossible.
In this quick guide, we will be having a look on How to Enable Two Step Verification on WhatsApp in simple and short steps. Before we being, you will need to install the latest version of WhatsApp (2.16.345). Grab the APK file from below before you continue on with the process.
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How to Enable Two Step Verification on WhatsApp
- Make sure you have the latest version of WhatsApp installed. (APK One)
- Launch WhatsApp.
- Navigate to Settings > Account > Two-step verification.
- Tap on ‘Enable‘. Now, enter your 6-digit code to confirm it is you.
- On the next screen, enter your email-address in case you forget your pin.
- Now, you have successfully enabled two step verification.
- Reboot your Android device if required.
Good going! With 7-simple and incredibly short steps, you’ve enabled two step verification on your WhatsApp account. If you have any queries, refer us in the comments below.