WhatsApp is Rolling Out Two-Step Verification to Everyone

WhatsApp is Rolling Out Two-Step Verification to Everyone

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WhatsApp is rolling out two-step verification to everyone. The feature adds an additional layer of security to your account.

When you have two-step verification enabled, any attempt to verify your phone number on WhatsApp must be accompanied by the six-digit passcode that you created using this feature.

To enable two-step verification, open WhatsApp > Settings > Account > Two-step verification > Enable.

Upon enabling this feature, you can also optionally enter your email address. This email address will allow WhatsApp to send you a link via email to disable two-step verification in case you ever forget your six-digit passcode, and also to help safeguard your account.

If you have two-step verification enabled, your number will not be permitted to reverify on WhatsApp within 7 days of last using WhatsApp without your passcode. Thus, if you forget your own passcode, but did not provide an email to disable two-step verification, even you will not be permitted to reverify on WhatsApp within 7 days of last using WhatsApp. After these 7 days, your number will be permitted to reverify on WhatsApp without your passcode, but you will lose all pending messages upon reverifying - they will be deleted. If your number is reverified on WhatsApp after 30 days of last using WhatsApp, and without your passcode, your account will be deleted and a new one will be created upon successfully reverifying.

You can download WhatsApp Messenger from the App Store for free.

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Unnecessary - February 10, 2017 at 8:16pm
Very unnecessary if you ask me the fact that whatsapp sends you a six digit verification code to your mobile before use is in itself a two step
Kwabena boakye - February 10, 2017 at 3:35pm
Great stuff
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