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WhatsApp is coming up with the new feature, two-step verification is rolling out for their users. This new feature is available in the recent beta version for Android and some of the users has also witnessed this feature working on the Windows Phone beta app. Once the WhatsApp is enabled, the app allows the user for the static six- digit code each time when the new phone tries to access WhatsApp with the registered number.

From many months, it has been rumored that WhatsApp is going to introduce two-factor authentication. And now putting end to all rumors, WhatsApp has come up with this new feature for beta users.

Now you can able to see the things like disabling the two-step Verification, Change passcode, change email ID address.

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Steps to enable the Two-step Authentication

  • Open WhatsApp ( You must be a Beta Tester)
  • Go to Settings
  • Choose Two-Step verification
  • Add the 6 digit number (this 6 digit number have to be entered when you register your phone number with WhatsApp)
  • Re-enter to confirm 6 digit number
  • Enter the Email-Id (When you forget the 6 digit number, it will be helpful to reset the passcode)
  • Confirm by re-entering email-ID
  • Click Next
  • Settings get applied
  • Done! Two-step Verification is enabled.

The above process will give you the direction to active the Two-step verification on WhatsApp. The new 6 digit number and the email address has to be entered during the registration. Email-Id has to entered for resetting the passcode when you forget.

After this process at the final screen you will be able to see the final page with the successfully enabling the two-step verification.

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Apart from this Two-Step Verification update, WhatsApp has recently come up the Video calling support. Additional to this snapchat or Instagram features are also included. WhatsApp is introducing different features these days and expecting more features in the future updates.

Whatsapp Will Read Out Your Messages Soon

Whatsapp presents ‘Speak’ feature and Two Step Verification

More than 1 billion users all over 180 countries use WhatsApp to keep in touch with friends and family at anytime, anywhere. Now a days, the instant messaging service is rolling out many updates. Among them the two latest features are

One is ‘Speak’ feature – To the user’s surprise, WhatsApp came with the feature where the message can be read out aloud rather than viewing, which is sent by the sender. This ‘speak’ feature appears with options like Reply, Forward, Copy, Delete, and Message. According to the report on Times of India, WhatsApp is testing this ‘Speak’ feature.

The message can be read aloud by a tap on the Speak option. It would be nice to hear all messages read aloud especially lengthy messages. This will be soon available to all users.

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At present, this can only be spotted on some iOS devices. Not all the iPhones are installed with this feature, but only a few are featured with this option.

In addition to this, it also added Scribble Tool on photos which are found in Snapchat; we can scribble and write text on pics. A front-flash feature on Front Camera enables us to clicks in dim or dull light to brighten selfies.

The second feature WhatsApp is Two Step Verification for additional security to your account. This is one of the several improvements recently. A six-digit code sent to your number via SMS will confirm user’s number. You can also create a six-digit password which works like the four digit password on Facebook. If Whatsapp is verified successfully, the user can enter the six-digit password to open the App.

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E-mail of user is asked, and it has to be verified while generating a new password. You can hit on ‘Forgot Password’ option and will receive an email to generate a new password if the user forgets his password.

End-to-End encryption is introduced earlier this year. It would be great if Whatsapp would give more feature like drawing tools with colors before sending the image and Emoji.