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Two-step verification on WhatsApp is improved a lot. Unlike earlier, this feature has beefed up the security of your WhatsApp data. Now you can change the two-step verification PIN and authentication email address on your iPhone or Android device. Moreover, you can also turn off two-step verification on WhatsApp in iPhone or Android. Check this complete guide to set up two-step verification on WhatsApp on Android and iPhone.
To protect your WhatsApp from strangers, you first need to update your iOS or Android device to the latest software version. Next, follow our guide to set up and manage two-step verification on WhatsApp.
How to Setup Two-Step Verification on WhatsApp on iPhone and Android
- How to Enable Two-factor Verification on WhatsApp on iPhone and Android
- How to Change Two-Factor Verification PIN on WhatsApp on iPhone and Android
- How to Change Two-Step Authentication Email Address on iPhone and Android
- How to Disable Two-Step Verification on WhatsApp on iPhone and Android
How to Enable Two-factor Verification on WhatsApp on iPhone and Android
Step #1: Launch WhatsApp on your phone.
Step #2: Tap on Settings tab from the bottom right corner (Android users need to tap on three vertical dots from the top right corner of your phone’s screen.)
Step #3: Now, tap on Account.
Step #5: Next, tap on Two-step verification.
Step #6: In set-up window, tap on Enable.
Step #7: Write your six-digit passcode and then tap on Next button. Confirm your passcode again.
Step #8: WhatsApp will ask you to give your recovery email id; provide a valid email id of yours. And then press Next button.
Step #9: A message will be flashed: Two-step verification is now enabled. Finally, tap on Done button.
How to Change Two-Factor Verification PIN on WhatsApp on iPhone and Android
Step #1: Launch WhatsApp on your device.
Step #2: Now, tap on Settings from the bottom right corner (If you are an Android user then you need to tap on three dots)
Step #3: Next, tap on Accounts.
Step #4: Tap on Two-Step Verification option.
Step #5: Tap on Change PIN option.
Step #6: Here you need to enter new Six digit PIN number and then re-enter it again to confirm.
Step #7: Finally, tap on Done.
How to Change Two-Step Authentication Email Address on iPhone and Android
Step #1: Open WhatsApp App → Settings → Accounts → Two-Step Verification → tap on Change Email Address.
Step #2: Enter the new email Address which can be used to reset your PIN and then re-enter it again to confirm.
Step #3: At last, tap on Done.
How to Disable Two-Step Verification on WhatsApp on iPhone and Android
Step #1: Launch WhatsApp App → Go to Settings → tap on Accounts → tap on Two-Step Verification.
Step #2: Tap on Disable and confirm your action by tapping on disable option from the popup.
Your WhatsApp account is now more protected and guarded. Alternatively, you can set a password and lock WhatsApp on Android.
From now onwards, WhatsApp will send reminders at regular intervals to enter your password just to ensure that you remember the passcode for a long time. And if in case you forget your password, you can get new passcode on your valid email id.
This year, WhatsApp has rolled out many important updates and changes every user would like to accept. For group chatting, users can tag people in WhatsApp group chat; people can forward WhatsApp messages to multiple groups; typing text messages in bold, italics, and strikethrough is an interesting feature for users.
WhatsApp Web is also a feature worth mentioning. This has surely made life easy for those who type long texts and constantly chat with friends. If your WhatsApp web is not working, we have listed a few possible solutions for the same.
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