WhatsApp will soon provide encrypted chat backups for Android, iOS users

Updated:1 month, 3 weeks ago

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): WhatsApp, one of the most popular and widely used instant messaging platforms, is reported to roll out a new end-to-end encrypted chat backup feature for specific beta iOS and Android testers soon. The new developments which are expected to roll out soon are reported to raise the level of security currently available on message backups. WhatsApp is the first global messaging service at this scale to offer end-to-end encrypted messaging and backups. The new end-to-end encrypted chat backup feature will be available on WhatsApp beta for Android 2.21.15.5 and WhatsApp beta for iOS 2.21.200.14. In order to use the feature, the user will have to create a password that would be required to restore and access the backup in the future. Furthermore, the new WhatsApp feature will protect the chat backups from third parties as well.

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