WhatsApp backups will be encrypted now. From now on WhatsApp users can back up their data with full security on WhatsApp.
WhatsApp announced they are adding an extra layer of security to the backups stored on Google Drive and iCloud with encrypted backups. WhatsApp is known for its end-to-end encryption for messages, chat, and calls. Now even the Backups are end-to-end encrypted on both Android and iOS.
Looks like WhatsApp is introducing new features and changes. Recently, WhatsApp changed its theme color and also introduced many new features like Video Playback, View Once, a new interface for calls, and now Encrypted Backup.
So from now on not only Chat, media and Calls even the backup will be encrypted. As WhatsApp introduces end-to-end encrypted backups.
Users can also secure their backup with a password or a 64-digit encryption key. WhatsApp will be rolling this feature out slowly to those with the latest version of WhatsApp.
If you receive any update and check whether you guys received it or not. It is a slow phase update that will take a bit of time to receive everyone. If you find any Updates for WhatsApp Update it and you might be getting it.
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