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What is it? Whatsapp's new account feature? This way the user can keep their data safe

What is it? Whatsapp's new account feature? This way the user can keep their data safe

In : Technology By storytimes About :-2 years ago

Whatsapp has updated its terms of service and privacy policy before the general data protection regulation (GDPR) that came into effect on May 25 in Europe. Soon, the messaging service will also give users the option to download their data. Whatsapp has said that he is not demanding new rights for personal information with the update. At the same time, he is also keeping people's data safe. At the same time, the European Union will now have 13 years of signing up for WhatsApp, but not 16.


Let you know that Whatsapp has already said that it takes very little data from its users where every message is end-to-end encrypted. In 2016, the service changed its privacy policy and said that it is sharing the account number of users and other data with their parent company Facebook. Where users have the option to turn off this feature.

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Why EU is reviewing Whatsapp


Let me tell you that after sharing the data with your parent company, Whatsapp has now come under the review of the European Union Privacy Regulators. Messaging Service has eliminated the data share option for users of the European Union under its new Privacy Policy update. After which criticizing the update, the European Data Protection Authority saw the change and informed with the agreement that there was a severe reduction in it. Let us know that the Article 29 Working Party said that the data share has not yet been resolved by Whatsapp.


What is General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


Companies will have to adhere to strict privacy standards in Europe in the coming years of GDPR, while users have to provide more access to the data control. And these laws are for those companies that collect data from users, including Google and Facebook. Under the new rules, if any data is leaked, then it must be notified within 72 hours by informing them. In which it would be necessary to tell which data leaked to the user. At the same time, parents' consent for data of children under the age of 16 will be necessary.

What is General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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How to Download Your Whatsapp Data


The Request Account feature will be live for all in the coming weeks. You will be able to download your data in the coming weeks. These features will be for all WhatsApp users.

Let us know that you will not get information related to chat history in the information. But the information and settings of their WhatsApp Account will definitely be reported. To get the Whatsapp Account Info you will first have to go to settings. After which you have to choose an account. Once clicked on the user's request report, the request will be cached. After that, you will take 2 to 3 days for the information of the data. Let us know that once you request it you will not be able to cancel it. Yes, if you have made changes to your account, number or any other thing, then Whatsapp will definitely cancel your request.


Once the WhatsApp Requests comes, users will receive a notification saying that your account report is ready to be downloaded. Users will get just a few weeks of time to download this report.


Do your data download

How to Download Your Whatsapp Data

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On the other hand, if you want to download the report as a 'zip' file, you will need Whatsapp settings> Account> Request account> Download report, and then finally click on Aus sports Report, after which your report will be downloaded. You will not be able to open this report on WhatsApp, for that you will have to use an external app. Whatsapp will give users another option with which they will be able to delete their reports forever.

What is it? Whatsapp's new account feature? This way the user can keep their data safe