Based on reports, users would soon be able to lock their chats on WhatsApp.
Posted on Facebook by Meta's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, WhatsApp users will soon be able to have their chats locked, making their conversations more private and secured.
According to WhatsApp, the Chat Lock feature would be of help to those who share their phones with family members, or for moments where someone else is holding [ones] phone at the exact moment a private message pops up.
A chat can be locked by tapping the name and selecting the lock option.
Locked chats will be hidden in a password protected folder which can only be unlocked by pulling down the inbox and entering the device's password or biometric.
Notifications would also hide the sender and message content.