WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps on the Play store that grab the attention of users even on small changes. However, its time for the big one. WhatsApp is finally rolling out support for video calls in the Android app.
After Messenger app, WhatsApp which is also a part of Facebook is now integrating video calling feature. The Video calling feature of WhatsApp was actually reported in the Windows Phone. Some windows phone users are seeing the option to make video calls in WhatsApp beta app.
The feature had finally arrived on Android, after the debut on Windows phone. Users won’t need an app update as long as they are on one of the recent beta versions. WhatsApp brings the ability to make free video calls in the new Beta version 2.16.318 and it is still to be cleared that whether the video calling feature will provide end-to-end encryption.
For users, who need to activate video calls simply pull up a contact in WhatsApp app and then you need to tap on the Call icon and you will get the option to make “Voice call” and “Video call” simply tap on “Video call” to make the call. One thing to remember here is that the video call feature will only work if the caller and the receiver both having the same beta version of WhatsApp.
The report also states that WhatsApp video calling feature provides an option to mute the call and even switch between the front and back camera on your phone. However, it is available in the beta version that means it is still in the testing period.
If you want to try the new video call feature of WhatsApp you can download the latest WhatsApp beta version 2.16.318 from APK mirror. So, what you think about the latest feature? Share your thoughts in the comments below.