its users WhatsApp inside Android Say goodbye to two-factor authentication small message, which is unsafe and annoying. Company owned meta has been announced X (formerly Twitter) which is introducing support for the passwordless passkey feature for all Twitter users. Android.
This new security option allows users to WhatsApp Use your face, fingerprint, or PIN code on your device to unlock and access your accounts, following examples GoogleIt started asking users to generate passkeys last week.
Android users can easily and securely log back in with Passkey 🔑 Unlocking your WhatsApp account with just your face, fingerprint, or PIN pic.twitter.com/In3OaWKqhy
— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) October 16, 2023
“Android users can now easily and securely access your WhatsApp account with Passkeys, unlocking your WhatsApp account with just your face, your fingerprint or your PIN”
Passkeys were checked by earlier WhatsApp in its beta channel, but now they reach regular users of the application Android. No word on compatibility with Meta at this point iOSAnd though there is still no news about support for passkeys WhatsApp inside iPhonesupport for Android This will be implemented in the coming weeks and months.
Add support for passkeys WhatsApp, it’s a small step toward not having to memorize a password that could potentially be stolen in a data breach or compromised by phishing. This does not mean that more than 2 billion users WhatsApp Fully protected against all digital threats, but this will help make the experience easier and safer for both those who already have good password habits and those who still set their password to “12345”.
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Editor’s note: I can’t remember the last time I had to use a password to access my account. WhatsApp But it’s good to know that now we’ll have more security to protect it.