WhatsApp: Here’re the steps to secure your account from unauthorized access

San Francisco: Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp which had introduced many features in the app to improve user experience has an option of additional security layer. This security measure would secure your account from unauthorized access.

Although, SIM and phone passwords protect WhatsApp users’ accounts app has added security, “two-step verification”.

Steps to enable WhatsApp’s “Two-step verification” are

  1. Open the app
  2. Select “Settings” option from the top of the app
  3. Tab on “Account”
  4. Under Account, select “Two-step verification”.
  5. To activate the feature, click “Enable” button
  6. Set 6-digit PIN.
  7. Finally, Enter email address