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How to Enable/Disable WhatsApp two-step Verification

According to WhatsApp, the Two-step verification is an optional feature that adds extra security to your WhatsApp account. The two-step verification screen appears after you have successfully registered your phone number on WhatsApp.

By enabling the two-step verification, you have the option to enter your email address which allows WhatsApp to email you a reset link in case you ever forget your PIN, and also helps safeguard your account.

To help you remember your PIN, WhatsApp will prompt you to periodically enter your PIN. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to enable or disable WhatsApp two-step verification.

How to Enable two-step verification

  1. Open WhatsApp Settings.
  2. Tap on Account
  3. Select Two-step verification and enable it.
  4. Enter a six-digit PIN of your choice and confirm it.
  5. Provide an email address you can access, or tap Skip if you don’t want to add an email address. (It’s recommended you add an email address as this allows you to reset two-step verification, and helps safeguard your account.)
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Confirm the email address and tap Save or Done.

NB: If you don’t add an email address, and you forget your PIN, you’ll have to wait 7 days before you can reset your PIN. Since WhatsApp don’t verify the email address to confirm its accuracy. Make sure you provide an accurate email address you can access.

How to Disable two-step verification

  1. Open WhatsApp Settings.
  2. Tap on Account
  3. Select Two-step verification and Disable it.

How to Change your two-step verification PIN

  1. Open WhatsApp Settings.
  2. Tap on Account
  3. Select Two-step verification and tap Change PIN.

How to Add an email address to your two-step verification

  1. Open WhatsApp Settings.
  2. Tap on Account
  3. Select Two-step verification and tap Add Email Address.

How to Change email address on your two-step verification

  1. Open WhatsApp Settings.
  2. Tap on Account
  3. Select Two-step verification and tap Change Email Address.

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