Level Up Your Privacy: WhatsApp's New 'Secret Code' Feature for Locked Chats - Details Inside
Delhi : Now that a "secret code" has been included, WhatsApp users may create a unique password that is different from their phone unlock code. In order to strengthen an extra degree of security, Meta's WhatsApp on Thursday unveiled a new feature called "secret code," which allows users to create a "unique password" for opening their closed messages. The "chat lock" option was first made available on the instant messaging platform in May of this year.
"Rolling out secret code to Chat Lock on WhatsApp so you can protect your chats with a unique password," stated Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a blog post. In order to prevent someone from inadvertently finding out about your most private talks, you can now configure your locked chats to only show up when you enter the secret code in the search field.
How to make advantage of this feature
- Select WhatsApp from the app store.
- Go to the area where the closed chats are shown.
- Choose the three dots to enable the "Hide locked chats" function.
- Go ahead and create a special code to unlock the hidden private conversations.
- Locked conversations that are hidden will not appear in the main chat window.
- Type the code into the search field to see the locked chats that are concealed.
What locked chats? asked the official WhatsApp X account, which was originally Twitter. Here's nothing to see.Your restricted conversations folder will shortly be hidden. then enter your secret code into the search field to make it visible.
In what way will this operate?
WhatsApp users may now create a unique password for their encrypted chats that is different from their phone unlock code thanks to the addition of a secret code, providing an additional layer of security. Users may now choose to hide the locked conversations folder from their chat list so that users can only access it by typing in the secret code in the search field.