Today, instant messaging app WhatsApp is used all over the world. It is an instrument through which users from all over the world remain connected even after being away from each other. Whether sending a message to someone or a video, this way of talking to each other has become very popular among people. It is also called the world’s most popular app. To improve the user experience, the company keeps on launching many new features. Keeping in mind the safety of the users, the company has also tried to be very careful. Efforts are on to keep users’ accounts secure, ranging from making chats end-to-end encrypted to many other features.
In this sequence, the company launched a feature called Two-Step Verification feature to make the app secure. With this feature the risk of hacking of WhatsApp accounts is reduced. Under this feature, the user can secure his account in two layers. The user has to enable this feature to keep his account secure. It consists of a 6-digit passcode. Also the email id is also registered. In such a case, if you forget your passcode, it can be reset through email id. Although people will know about this feature, but for those users who do not know how to use this feature, we have brought this article. So let’s know how to enable, secure and reset this security feature two-step verification of WhatsApp.
In this way, enable two-step verification on WhatsApp:
1- First open WhatsApp.
2- Then click on the three dots given in the ride site. Here you will get the option of menu.
3- Tap on Settings from all the options given in the menu.
4- Then select the account option.
5- Then tap on the two-step verification option.
6- Then tap on enable.
7- After tapping on it WhatsApp will ask for a 6 digit passcode. You set this passcode according to yourself.
8- You have to enter this passcode twice for confirmation.
9- After this, the email address will be opened in the screen and then confirm it.
10-Then tap on Done option. By doing this, the two-step verification feature will be enabled.
note: If you forget this passcode, you will be able to verify your account through email id.
In this way, feature two-step verification on WhatsApp is disabled:
1- For this, first open the WhatsApp settings.
2- Then tap on Account. Then tap on two-step verification.
3- Then tap on Disable.
4- Change two-step verification pin like this:
5- First open the WhatsApp settings.
6- Then tap on account. Then tap on two-step verification.
7- Here the option of Change PIN will be given, tap on it.
8- WhatsApp users will be able to add or change e-mail address like this:
9- First open the WhatsApp settings.
10-Then tap on account. Then tap on two-step verification.
11- Here, the option of Add Email Address or Change Email Address will be given, tap on it.
This is how the passcode can reset:
1- Open WhatsApp first.
2- If you have forgotten your passcode then you have to tap on Forgot PIN.
3- Then you have to tap on Send email.
4- A reset link will be sent to your email ID.
5- Tap on this reset link and tap on Confirm.
6- Then open WhatsApp again and tap on Forgot PIN reset.
7- Reset passcode without email id like this:
In this way, you will have to wait 7 days to reset the PIN.
If you have not provided an email ID to reset the PIN.
You forgot the email id to reset the PIN.
If someone else has set a two-step verification PIN before starting using the phone number.
After 7 days you have to open WhatsApp. Then tap on the Forgot PIN reset.