WhatsApp begins rolling out end-to-end encryption for backups

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Facebook has begun rolling out end-to-end encryption for WhatsApp chat message backups on iOS and Android. Mark Zuckerberg reports this on Facebook. The feature is slowly being rolled out in the new version of WhatsApp.

“Starting today, we’re making available an extra layer of security to protect backups stored on Google Drive or iCloud with end-to-end encryption,” WhatsApp’s blog said, explaining that users will soon be able to access their backups. protect with a password or a 64-digit code.

WhatsApp had been testing the feature since July this year and released more details about the technology in September. At the time, the option was discussed but not yet rolled out. End-to-end encryption for backups is made available step-by-step through the latest version of WhatsApp.

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