WhatsApp has introduced a new Secret Code feature, which allows users to conceal locked chats by entering a custom password.
When it arrives at your device, you can set a code (which can also include emojis) that is distinct from the device unlock code to secure locked chats. With this new feature, you can hide the Locked Chats folder from the chat list and then easily access it by entering the secret code in the search bar.
You can also choose to keep the folder in the chat list. Locking chats has been streamlined as well, with a long-press action replacing the need to navigate through chat settings read more WhatsApp’s new Secret Code feature hides your locked chats.