WhatsApp is the most popular instant messaging Android and iOS application. As you know the most popular thing also has most threads. Why do hackers want to hack WhatsApp? There are many reasons why do hackers want to hack WhatsApp? I will give you a brief idea on how to secure a WhatsApp account?
Secure WhatsApp Account From Hacking
If you are thinking WhatsApp is owned by the Facebook tech giant and no one can hack it then you are in a myth. If you are still not believing then you must read the below article first then come to this article.
- Also Read: How To Hack WhatsApp and other Social Media?
Now you knew that WhatsApp can be easily hacked by any hacker if he/she know above technique of hacking and there are also many new ways of hacking. So let’s start with our topic how can we secure our WhatsApp account?
In this article, I will tell you how you can stay safe from hacking. Here in this article, I will tell you what are the remedies you need to follow in order to be safe from the simple type of hacking? So let’s dive into this.
How to check if your WhatsApp account has been hacked by a hacker?
There are two ways which you can follow in order to check whether your WhatsApp account has been hacked or not? The first thing you need to check is,
- Click on the three dots present on home screen. Now click on WhatsApp Web and check is there any device connect through WhatsApp web. This is all about first method, now let’s goto the second method.
- If your WhatsApp account has been hacked then it might show you a message as “This phone could not be verified” this means your account is already active on some other device. Which means you are hacked.
Now, how to secure a WhatsApp account if we got hacked?
How to secure our WhatsApp account?
Suppose you saw your WhatsApp web last session and you saw there is already one device which is using your account then first step you need to do is Log out all the sessions from your account. This option you will see at the bottom of your WhatsApp web settings or follow the above instructions.
Now what to do if your phone is showing ” This phone could not be verified ” this message. In this case, you need to take urgent action and the action is,
Deactivate your WhatsApp account by emailing this message screenshot and your problem to [email protected]. Now after this uninstall the application from your Android or iOS phone.
Now again reinstall the app and re-register your account on this device. What will happen if you follow the above instructions? If you follow the above instructions then your account will be deleted from everywhere, wherever it has been working (If a hacker is using). After this, a new account with new security opens to your device.
This means you have successfully secured your WhatsApp data and account from a hacker. In this way, you can secure your WhatsApp account from a hacker.