WHATSAPP is reportedly readying a high-tech security upgrade. So will Android phones receive WhatsApp fingerprint security and when will the upgrade arrive? Whatsapp is a popular chat app, regularly used by 1.5 billion people. The messaging platform regularly rolls out updates to optimise the experience - and a new cutting-edge upgrade could be in store for WhatsApp users. Fingerprint security is reportedly in development and could be rolled out to users in a coming update. This sophisticated communication system meaning only those people conversing can access the content.However, this secure system is redundant if your phone is found unlocked because your WhatsApp messages could then be read with ease.But this issue could be about to change, according to a leaked Google Play Beta Programme update.The beta update reveals the Android v2.19.3 will boast a clever new authentication feature. This feature allows WhatsApp users to use fingerprint authentication while using the app.An anonymous industry insider said: “The app will be completely protected, so the user will need to authenticate his identity in order to open WhatsApp.“It will protect the entire app, so it’s not used to lock specific conversations.”But don’t expect the update to arrive any time soon, as the update remains in the “alpha stage of development”.But it is hoped the fingerprint security will be available in future versions of WhatsApp for Android.
WhatsApp dark mode:
WhatsApp dark mode is another feature that could be rolled out in a coming update.Our smartphone screens are traditionally presented with a white background and black text.But the experience of starring at these screens can tax our eyes.Dark mode is a solves this potential problem by simply inverting the colours and it is now believed WhatsApp will introduce a dark mode option with the iOS 11 update.