How to activate two-step verification in WhatsApp? The personal information and contacts that are stored in our WhatsApp account make it a target for criminals
WhatsApp offers an option to improve account security. / Photo: Reuters
For some time now, many people have been reporting that their instant messaging accounts, usually WhatsApp,
are hacked to send messages to their contacts and request money .
For this reason, as with social networks, the most convenient thing is to activate all the security options
that we have available as users of the platforms, and one of them is the two-step verification.
How to activate two-step verification in WhatsApp?
In the version of WhatsApp for Android, the first step is to display the Application Menu by clicking
on the three points that appear in the upper right corner . Later, you have to enter the Settings section .
For the iOS version, the Settings option appears in the lower right corner of the main screen ,
in which we must enter.
This will display our user’s configuration. You must enter the Account section to access the Two-Step Verification option .
After selecting Activate, it will ask you to enter a six-digit combination , and then an email account to reset
the combination in case you forget it. Once this procedure is done, Two-Step Verification will be activated .
The setting can be disabled at any time and the email address and combination can also be changed; It is advisable to change the latter constantly to prevent someone from gaining access to it.