WhatsApp Web: how to block the platform so that you only access with a password

WhatsApp has an interesting function that allows you to protect your account with a fingerprint, it means that if a person tries to enter, the application will not grant access unless they place the fingerprint that you registered on the mobile screen, however, said tool is only exclusive for cell phones that have fingerprint unlock. Today we will teach you a similar trick, but, on WhatsApp Web, anyone can do it just by being connected from a computer or laptop.

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This is a trick so that every time you stop using WhatsApp Web On your computer or laptop, block access to the content and information of your account, in this way you will not have to log out and scan the QR code again, also, you will have greater security, privacy and confidence when leaving the device on.

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WhatsApp It is undoubtedly an application where important information is sent, such as: personal data, bank account numbers, passwords, payment vouchers, etc., therefore, you will not want anyone to check your conversations. Follow the instructions that we will explain to you so that you can block WhatsApp Web and unlock it with a password that you are going to create.


  • After you have installed the extension, click on the puzzle icon (Extensions) located in the upper right corner of Chrome, next to the Gmail profile photo.
  • All your Chrome extensions will open, but look for ‘WA Web Plus for WhatsApp’ and press the three vertical dots on the right side.
  • Some options will be displayed, here tap on ‘Set’.
  • If you notice now in the upper right corner a green cross icon will appear, enclosed in a circle, this is the ‘WA Web Plus’ extension.
  • Once you have the extension shortcut (fix), enter as normal to WhatsApp Web.
  • Then press the ‘WA Web Plus’ icon.
  • A long list of options will open, check only the one that says ‘Enable lock screen’.
  • On the right you will see the option to create a new password, click.
  • We recommend writing down the password. When you create the key, it will automatically lock the screen of WhatsApp Web.
  • Enter your password to unlock it.
  • When you stop using WhatsApp Web and you don’t want to close the platform, press the new padlock icon that is located on the side of the ‘states’ tab to lock the screen.


You have two options: log out or click on ‘I forgot my password’, if you choose the first one, WhatsApp Web will close and you will have to scan the QR code again; On the other hand, the second, the WA Web Plus extension will send a new password to your mobile account that you must enter to unlock the platform and if you wish you can change it.

Do you have a problem with WhatsApp? Do you need to report it? If you have any kind of problem, then you should write to their contact email: [email protected] or [email protected] You can also make the same request from your iPhone through the exclusive service for iOS.

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