As we all know WhatsApp is the most popular application helpful to send and receive messages, photos, videos, documents, etc. and this is the best platform to stay connecting with your loved ones. Whatsapp has around 2 billion monthly active users.
WhatsApp is a free multi-platform messaging app, and also the most secure application everyone wishes to use.
Apart from all the security chances are there that, others can hack your WhatsApp and use it how they want.
To prevent this there is the best option will be there in WhatsApp like Instagram and Facebook called two-step verification.
It is very important to know how to enable two-step authentication and to secure your Whatsapp account from hackers. Therefore here we are providing the article on How To Secure Whatsapp From Hackers.
Steps To Secure Whatsapp From Hackers
Step 1. Open your WhatsApp on your mobile phone.
Step 2. Then go to settings, followed by accounts.
Step 3. When you click on the accounts option, you will be having an option called two-step verification as the third option, click on that.
Step 4. The new interface will get open and at the bottom of the page, you have an option called enable in the green color rectangular box, click on that.
Step 5. Then it will ask you to enter 6 digit number(You should remember this 6 digit number because it will ask you when your login to your WhatsApp account except for OTP), enter the number, and click on next.
Step 6. Then again it will ask you to confirm your PIN, enter again the same number, and click on next.
Step 7. Then it will ask you to enter your email address(it should be the correct email address because if you forgot the pin, the only option available for you is to change the pin is through email, and it will take the wrong email address also, at that time you are not able to do anything if you want to change), enter the email address and click on next.
Step 8. Then it will ask you to confirm your email, for that re-enter your email address and click on save.
Step 9. Then you will be able to see Your account two-step verification is enabled. finally, click on done.
Step 10. Once you have enabled it, you can disable two-step verification, and you can change the pin, and you can change the email address(these will be possible only before uninstalling the Whatsapp and also you can you if you uninstalled WhatsApp, but after installing to open your account you need to know the pin you have entered while enabling the two-step verification).
Conclusion: In the above article How To Secure Whatsapp From Hackers we have given the steps to secure your Whatsapp account in a few steps in a detailed way.
Meanwhile, refer to the below article to secure your Facebook and Instagram accounts from hackers and make your account safe.