WhatsApp is a popular messaging platform known for its security features. However, it is still possible for your account to be hacked without your knowledge. Hackers often use social engineering techniques to trick you into giving them access to your account. You can take several steps to protect yourself from these attacks. In this article, we will explore how you can safeguard your WhatsApp account from hackers.

Enable Two-Step Verification

Two-Step Verification, also known as Two-Factor Authentication or 2FA, is a crucial security measure for protecting your online accounts. This feature adds an extra layer of protection by requiring a second form of authentication in addition to your password. Enable Two-Step Verification on all your important accounts, including your Google account and Apple ID, is highly recommended. This article will guide you through enabling Two-Step Verification on your WhatsApp account.

  1. Open WhatsApp and go to Settings.
  2. Select the Account option.
  3. Tap the “Two-Sep Verification” option and select “Enable” from the next screen.
  4. Provide a passcode for the WhatsApp 2SV and make sure to remember it.

If you’re not sure how to enable Two-Step Verification on your WhatsApp account, don’t worry. We have a detailed guide that will walk you through the process step-by-step. Once you have enabled this feature, WhatsApp will ask for a secret passcode whenever you try to log in on a new device.

This means that even if someone manages to get your password, they won’t be able to access your account without knowing your passcode. So make sure to memorize it and keep it safe.

By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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