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How to Officially Lock Facebook Messenger on iPhone with Face ID?

Officially Lock Facebook Messenger on iPhone with Face ID

Do you want to lock your Facebook messenger with a password from unauthorized access? Surely, everyone wants to keep his data private from others.

Facebook has added a high level of security to the messenger app to facilitate its users. Before this, people used to install apps that lock the different apps such as app locker. But now, you don’t need to install any app to protect your messenger app.

Let’s learn how you can officially lock the Facebook messenger on iPhone with Face ID.


  1. The latest version of the Messenger app
  2. The latest version of your iOS
  3. Stable internet connection

Steps to Follow

  1. Launch the Messenger app on your iPhone
  2. Touch your profile icon located at the top left of the screen

lock Facebook Messenger

3. Tap the “Privacy” option

privacy option

4. Tap on the App Lock option

lock Facebook Messenger

5. Now, click on the “Require Face ID” or “Require Touch ID” option depending upon the iPhone or iPad you’re using

6. Now, choose the timeframe to lock your app after leaving it 

lock Facebook Messenger

Note: This option is available on the iPhone only. Facebook team is working to include this feature on android phones also. It is expected to see this option on android smartphones in the coming weeks.  

Also learn “How to lock google drive using the privacy screen feature on the iPhone?”


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