Whatsapp Video Calling Feature Available for Android
Facebook owned instant messaging app ‘WhatsApp‘ has introduced a video calling feature for it android users. After recently adding the voice calling feature in March 2015, it has now introduced the video calling feature for selected beta version users.
The Whatsapp Video Calling Feature is only accessible when your app is updated to the new beta version 2.16.318. With this, the app will now be able to compete with the likes of recently introduced Google DUO, Skype, IMO and others with similar feature.
Over the years, WhatsApp has been steadily improving its product by also introducing features like user tags in group chats, ability to draw and add stickers to images, and support for placing calls and composing messages with Siri on iOS devices. It’s also presently testing a public chat feature that could become available in the nearest future.
How to Use the Whatsapp Video Calling Feature
After Updating your Whatsapp to the new beta version 2.16.318, Users can start enjoying the video calling feature by tapping on the call button during a chat, and then a dialogue box will pop-up asking if you want to place a voice call or video call, then you tap on the video call to enjoy the whatsapp video calling feature.
NB: You can only make video calls with people that have also updated their whatsapp. Also a possible activation trick is wiping the data of the app and logging in again. Before doing this, it is advisable to back up chat data
Via: Android Police