The latest WhatsApp beta version has an important update that lets you add your email address for extra security. Here are the details.
WhatsApp is working on multiple features to elevate and secure your account in the beta versions and finally, an option to add your email address has now arrived in the latest WhatsApp beta for Android 188.8.131.52 available on the Google Play Store. This same feature is also rolling out in WhatsApp beta for iOS 184.108.40.206 bringing the support to add an email address for extra security which provides an additional way to access your account. Let’s understand where you can find this feature and when it will be available for you.
WhatsApp’s New Email Address Feature
WhatsApp in the latest beta version has finally rolled out a new feature called Email Address that will provide you with an extra option to access your data. This is not necessary to add your email address according to WhatsApp. You can find this feature in WhatsApp/Profile/Account/Email Address and your email won’t be visible to others. You need to enter the email address that you want to bind with it and after entering your email, you will get a code on your email. Just type that code and it will bind your email address with your account.
It doesn’t mean that you can create a new WhatsApp account with your email address, a phone number is still required to create or login into your WhatsApp account. Your phone number remains the unique identifier for your account and a fundamental and essential way to log into your WhatsApp account This is an additional or extra layer of security designed to enhance the overall user experience. This feature is currently rolling out in the beta version of WhatsApp both for iOS and Android and will be widely rolled out over the coming weeks.
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