The great news to WhatsApp users: WhatsApp has officially enabled two-step account verification for all users of its popular messaging app. Once it’s activated, you must enter a six-digit passcode when registering your WhatsApp account on other device using the associated phone number. This is a very important feature, as it makes your account more secure. In this post, we will walk you through the steps to enable two-step verification in WhatsApp for iPhone.
How to enable two-step verification in WhatsApp for iPhone
Step 1: First, you are supposed to fire up WhatsApp on your iPhone.
Step 2: Next, choose the Settings tab at the bottom right corner of the screen and tap Account.
Step 3: Here, tap Two-Step Verification > Enable.
Step 4: You are required to enter a six-digit passcode, and repeat it on the next screen.
Step 6: In the next screen, you are prompted to add an email address, which can be used to rest your passcode. After you have added an email address to your account, you also need to confirm it by re-entering it.
Step 7: Finally, tap Done in the upper right hand corner of the screen.
If you don’t want to add your email, simply tap Skip.
That’s it. Pretty simple right? If you don’t wish to keep enabled two-step verification for your account, you can disable it with ease.
How to disable two-step verification in WhatsApp for iPhone
Step 1: Fire up WhatsApp, and then navigate to Settings > Account > Two-Step Verification.
Step 2: Tap Disable.
Step 3: You can tap Change Passcode to change the passcode of your two-step verification, and tap Change Email Address to change email address linked to your two-step verification.
Step 4: In the end, tap Disable again to confirm.
You are all done. Got any questions? Be sure to let us know in the comments below.