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Android users receiving WhatsApp end-to-end encrypted backups




WhatsApp end-to-end encrypted backup feature that helps a user to block unauthorized access of their backups is now rolling out for Android users. However, it was before enabled for Android users but later the team removed it.

It might be a mistake previously but not now. The latest WhatsApp beta update facilitates this feature in Android smartphones which have begun to rollout for the users.

Who is Getting This Feature:

Although the WhatsApp beta for Android has brought this encrypted backup feature, it’s limited to few users. At present, only specific beta testers receiving the E2E backup feature. In case, you also enrolled for beta testing but haven’t received this feature yet, we recommend you to wait for the next update.

You can confirm this feature with below-attached screenshot-

WhatsApp Android encrypted

(Image from WABetaInfo)

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WhatsApp End-to-End Encrypted Backup:

This feature will let a user set a 64-digit encryption security protection key that’ll be needed afterward while restoring the data. Without this key, no one is able to access your data including Google Drive, WhatsApp, or Facebook.

However, you need to keep the security password safe or you also won’t be able to restore your own data. Besides, WhatsApp also can’t provide any help regarding this matter.

Where to Varify:

Open WhatsApp Setting and go to the chat section. Now you have to tap on the backups and you’ll see the E2E backup feature if you have received it.

More About WhatsApp:

Yesterday, this same feature has been rollout for iOS users with the WhatsApp Messenger beta update. The working flow for both platforms is identical to each other. Still, if you want to know about the complete working procedure of how this feature won’t let anyone including WhatsApp to access your data- Read Full Story Here

(Source: WABetaInfo)

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