New Whatsapp function to prevent users from taking screenshots of chats

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New Whatsapp function to prevent users from taking screenshots of chats. Whatsapp has rolled out a new beta version that blocks conversation screenshot users. The Facebook-owned messaging app worked on implementing biometric authentication for Android phones, according to reports.

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WhatsApp beta update shows a new development for biometric authentication on the Google Play Store. Those using a fingerprint sensor to lock/unlock WhatsApp may not take chat screenshots.

If a user enables this new feature for Android, the receiving end users will not be able to take a screenshot, there is no information as of now when this new feature will roll out, or whether it will be announced for Android, iOS or both.

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From Settings > Account > Privacy, users will find biometric authentication on Android phones. WhatsApp will be locked for a few minutes if WhatsApp does not recognize the fingerprint and there are too many failed attempts.

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