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Whatsapp wants you to add email - In The name of "Two-step verification"


It's not too long ago, when whatsapp asked you to share account information with Facebook for better Experience. Now whatsappp is asking users to app  add email to for providing extra security.

SEE ALSO :- Whatsapp wants to share account information with Facebook for better ads Experience.

Company says that Two-step verification is an optional feature, But we don't have to for get that "sharing account information" was also an optional - only for existing users. Once you enable this feature, any attempt to verify your phone number on WhatsApp must be accompanied by the six-digit passcode that you created using this  "Two-step verification" feature.

The feature is available on Android version 2.16.346 ( beta ), To enable two-step verification, open WhatsApp > Settings > Account > Two-step verification > Enable.

Whatsapp also noted that entering email is an optional, even after enabling this feature, and you can create a six-digit passcode. Whatsapp will send you a link via email ( which you entered ) to disable two-step verification in case you ever forget your six-digit passcode.

Whatsapp said,
If you have two-step verification enabled, your number will not be permitted to reverify on WhatsApp within 7 days of last using WhatsApp without your passcode. Thus, if you forget your own passcode, but did not provide an email to disable two-step verification, even you will not be permitted to reverify on WhatsApp within 7 days of last using WhatsApp. After these 7 days, your number will be permitted to reverify on WhatsApp without your passcode, but you will lose all pending messages upon reverifying - they will be deleted. If your number is reverified on WhatsApp after 30 days of last using WhatsApp, and without your passcode, your account will be deleted and a new one will be created upon successfully reverifying.

Basicaly, the feature is for providing an extra layer of security to users, and it seems like facebook will not use this email because whatsapp will not verify the entered email address to confirm its accuracy. So, if you are planing to activate this feature "provide an accurate email address".

Important by Whatsapp: If you receive an email to disable two-step verification, but did not request this, do not click on the link. Someone could be attempting to verify your phone number on WhatsApp.

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