WhatsApp is the most popular application on mobile devices. Millions of characters have this service to share images and conversations of any kind. Although the chats are end-to-end encrypted, that is, no one can “tap” the conversation to find out what information is being shared, there is a risk that they will see your messages due to simple mistakes such as leaving your cell phone on the table or lending it to someone else. some third party
The truth is that it is not necessary to download applications that promise greater security in WhatsApp. In addition to being a risk for your smartphone, all the tools available to prevent your messages from being read are available on the same phone, whether you have an Android or iOS operating system.
How to prevent them from reading your chats WhatsApp
Be sure to set up your device’s screen lock with a password, PIN, or fingerprint, so that you’ll need to enter that information to unlock your device. In this way, you will prevent someone from accessing your device and reading your text messages. WhatsApp without your permission.
Activate the lock feature of WhatsApp using a password, pattern or fingerprint. This option is available in the privacy settings in the application.
Avoid sharing your device or account WhatsApp with other people. If you need to share information, use more secure and private means, such as email or encrypted messaging applications.
Do not reply to suspicious messages or messages from unknown senders. Hackers sometimes try to gain access to people’s private information through phishing messages.
Make sure to keep both your device’s operating system and apps up to date, as updates often include security improvements.
Please note that while these measures may help protect your privacy, there is always some residual risk. Therefore, it is important to exercise caution when sending sensitive information through any means of communication.
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