WhatsApp has officially launched support for logging in without using a password. Now users use new methods called ‘passkeys’ in the Android version of the application. This means that the same person can keep their WhatsApp accounts open simultaneously..
WhatsApp is the number one instant messaging app in the world thanks to its more than 2 billion users. To maintain that position, the Meta app is constantly updated. Among the aspects in which this company works best, the security functions stand out.
Las passkeys or access keys, a login method that does not require a password. Instead, users must authenticate the login through some biometric method available on their device. Likewise, you can also use an unlock code or pattern on your smartphone.
Today, WhatsApp has officially added the ability to log in quickly and securely through passcodes. Users who download the latest version of the Android application can start using this system.
This was announced by the social network itself in a publication on
WhatsApp has determined that this change aims to add more security to the application, to prevent password theft. In addition, it is an easy method for users, because they do not need to remember the password to log in and just by putting their finger or face they can enter the application.
It is possible that many do not know that you can set a password to access your WhatsApp account. With the new version available, you must go to the Account section, select the option and set the desired password.
According to the technology specialist media Xataka, Until now it was possible to have multiple WhatsApp accounts associated with two different SIM cards on the same or different phonesbut to access one you have to log out of the other and vice versa.
With the new feature, users with a phone that accepts multiple SIMs They can simultaneously open their WhatsApp accounts with numbers. As shown in the official blog of the application, to do this just open the settings of WhatsApp, click on the arrow with your name and then click again on “Add account”. You can also control privacy settings and notifications for each account separately.