SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission.

Notifications
    News For You

    More people get WhatsApp’s Chat Lock feature on linked devices

    APK
    By 

    Last updated: May 19th, 2024 at 22:54 UTC+02:00

    In May 2023, Meta introduced the Chat Lock feature in WhatsApp, which allows you to lock and hide chats behind a passcode or biometric authentication. While this is a very useful feature, it only works on primary devices. Fortunately, last month we got to know that the company had started testing Chat Lock on linked devices by rolling it out to a limited number of people. Well, Meta is now making the feature available to more people.

    According to a new report from WABetaInfo, the latest beta version of WhatsApp for Android (version 2.24.11.9) offers the Chat Lock feature on linked devices as well. More importantly, the feature seems to be available for everyone who is using this version of the app rather than just to a select few users.

    The story continues after the video…

    At the moment, there’s no information about when Meta will make this feature available in the stable version of WhatsApp. However, we expect the company to roll it out to the public after thoroughly testing it in the beta version of the app, which could take at least a couple of weeks.

    APKPhoneTablet MetaWhatsApp Buy Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra
    Scroll for more related content
    News For You

    You might also like

    Samsung boss meets Amazon, Meta, and Qualcomm CEOs to discuss future strategies

    Samsung boss meets Amazon, Meta, and Qualcomm CEOs to discuss future strategies

    We recently reported that Samsung boss Lee Jae-yong traveled to the US on a business trip. He planned to meet the company's important partners and discuss future strategies. After meeting Verizon CEO last week, Lee met the CEOs of tech giants Amazon, Meta, and Qualcomm this week and sought increased cooperation. Samsung boss Lee Jae-yong […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 21 hours ago
    Follow SamMobile’s official WhatsApp channel for fastest news updates

    Follow SamMobile’s official WhatsApp channel for fastest news updates

    SamMobile is the world's biggest Samsung fansite. We strive to offer Samsung fans the fastest updates regarding new launches, opinions, reviews, app updates, software updates, and everything else in between. It is only natural for us to reach out to Samsung fans on all the biggest platforms in the world, including WhatsApp. Follow official SamMobile […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 3 weeks ago
    Discovering new sticker packs on WhatsApp to get easier

    Discovering new sticker packs on WhatsApp to get easier

    Meta is consistently adding new features to WhatsApp. Yesterday, we learned that the company is working on making the Chat Lock feature available on linked devices. Now, Meta seems to be working on improving the discoverability of new sticker packs on the messaging platform. According to a new report from WABetaInfo, the latest beta version […]

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 4 weeks ago
    You could soon access WhatsApp channels on linked devices

    You could soon access WhatsApp channels on linked devices

    In June 2023, Meta introduced Channels on WhatsApp, a feature that offers you updates from people and organizations that aren’t in your contacts list. Unfortunately, channels don’t work on linked devices. It means that you can’t see updates from the channels you’ve followed, find more channels, follow new channels, create a channel, or manage your […]

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 1 month ago
    WhatsApp gets an exciting new design on Android

    WhatsApp gets an exciting new design on Android

    A few days ago, Meta started rolling out an update to WhatsApp for Android which brought a completely new user interface to the messaging platform that’s more convenient to use, offers new features, and looks cleaner and more modern. However, the company hadn’t made any announcement regarding it back then, most likely because it hadn’t […]

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 1 month ago
    Meta is testing categories for WhatsApp Channels

    Meta is testing categories for WhatsApp Channels

    In June 2023, Meta introduced Channels on WhatsApp, a feature that allows you to receive updates from people and organizations. Well, after almost a year of launching it, Meta is working on improving Channels. According to a new report from WABetaInfo, the latest beta version of WhatsApp for Android (version 2.24.10.17) groups channels into categories. […]

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 1 month ago