How To Encrypt WhatsApp messages

We show you here how to encrypt messages via WhatsApp, how to activate encryption and set it up quickly. WhatsApp offers end-to-end encryption , which is intended to ensure that only the person you chat with (write WhatsApp messages) can see the content, no one else. End-to-end encryption is always active and cannot be switched off.

Check / activate end-to-end encryption on Android smartphones

  1. Make sure that you and the person you are exchanging messages with have the latest version of WhatsApp
  2. Open WhatsApp and go in the app menu (rechst top of the app the three points) on Settings
  3. Choose the item Account and then ” Security “
  4. You will now see a page with a ” green lock symbol ” that confirms the end-to-end encryption
  5. To be on the safe side, you still have the option to ” display security notifications ” to be always informed when a contact’s security number changes. Check end-to-end encryption for group chats

Communication in group chats is usually encrypted end-to-end. But if you want to check this, follow the points:

  1. Make sure that you have the latest version of WhatsApp have
  2. Open a group and select the group menu (rechst top of the app the three points) the point group info
  3. Scroll down a little, you should now find the item ” Encryption ” with a closed ” green lock “. If this is not the case click on the point for more information.

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