WhatsApp has officially started rolling out the two-step verification feature to users of its iOS, Android and Windows Phone apps. This feature was formally available to only beta users for quite some time now but is now official to all users.
The two-step verification feature allows you to create a six-digit pass-code that’ll be required whenever your phone number is being verified on the app.
To activate this security features, just go to your Whatsapp app then Settings > Account > Two-step verification > Enable.
The feature also allows you to add your e-mail address, in other to disable the two-step verification in case you ever forget your six-digit passcode, and also to help safeguard your account.
Keep in mind that WhatsApp won’t verify the accuracy of the email address you enter, so you need to enter it carefully to make sure that hat you’re not locked out of your account if you forget your pass-code.