WhatsApp will recognize users by face and fingerprint

In WhatsApp messenger tested additional security measures — user authentication with Touch ID and Face ID.

In WhatsApp messenger tested additional security measures — user authentication with Touch ID and Face ID.

The developers of the WhatsApp messenger working on a new way of identifying users of Touch ID and Face ID.

How it works

The account owner will be able to scan your portrait and prints, and leave a few trusted people. After that, go to the page to open correspondence or pictures, only these people outside the system.

For those who don’t want to “share” their “fingers” and the person will the possibility of authorization by entering the numeric password.

 


 


 

 

 
When will

The innovation noticed in the test version of the app, which is available to a limited number of users. Identification works only on iOS devices up to Android, Touch ID and Face ID has not yet reached.

When WhatsApp will introduce additional protection, and will introduce it at all (who knows how successful the testing) — is still unknown.

Source: WABetaInfo