WhatsApp Web To Get Secret Code Feature For Locked Chats

WhatsApp is currently working on a new security feature to its web client. The new feature is designed on improving the privacy of chats that are locked. Known as the secret code feature, this is designed to secure conversations by requiring a code to access locked chats. This is coming after the company recent introduce the Chat Lock in Web beta, a feature that allows users to lock specific chats, extending privacy and security measures to the Web platform.

Details revealed by WABetaInfo, shows that users will need to enter a secret code to access their locked chats. This is to ensure that sensitive conversations remain confidential and protected by an additional security layer, a PIN. The introduction of a secret code offers significant benefits for user privacy and security. It provides an additional layer of protection against unauthorized access to sensitive conversations, especially in shared or public computing environments like cybercafes.

WhatsApp Web secret code

With this new feature, users private conversation will remain inaccessible without the secret code even if users forget to log out. The is useful for individuals who share their desktop devices in an environments where multiple users have access to a single computer. While we await the new update, it has been reported that WhatsApp is also working on a new user interface for its web client. This is aiming to provide a modern and visually appealing experience for users. This update includes enhancing the dark theme with a curated color scheme and adding tabs for better.

WhatsApp is also experimenting with several new features for the mobile versions, including a redesigned status tab and a file-sharing feature similar to Android’s Quick Share. Additionally, reports suggest that WhatsApp plans to enable cross-platform messaging to comply with EU regulations.







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