How To Use Group Video Calling Feature On WhatsApp

WhatsApp has introduced new group voice and video calling feature. It allows you to chat with up to four people at the same time. The messaging app teased the new feature at the Facebook’s F8 conference, earlier this year. It is now available for both iOS and Android users. Read more to find about How To Use Group Video Calling Feature On WhatsApp

How To Use Group Video Calling Feature On WhatsApp

Whatsapp added the video calling feature in 2016. However, it was only limited to two people. Now, the group calling feature will allow up to four participants simultaneously (regardless of their location). The company claims that the new feature will work even in slow networks areas. Additionally, all your calls will be end-to-end encrypted (similar to WhatsApp text messages). In addition, users will also be able to make group voice calls via the messaging platform.

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How To Use Group Video Calling Feature On WhatsApp

  • Update the WhatsApp to the latest version via Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
  • Start a video call with one of the contacts.
  • Now, an add-button icon at the top-right corner of the screen. It will allow you to add another participant to the call.
  • Once connected, an Add Person icon is shown on the top right (above the names of the recipient).
  • Once the third user accepts the call, both the names will be shown.
  • Next, you can add once more person to your video call.

How To Use Group Voice Calling Feature On WhatsApp

The method is essentially similar to the group video call.

  • Update the WhatsApp to the latest version via Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
  • Start a voice call with one of the contacts.
  • Now, an add-button icon at the top-right corner of the screen. It will allow you to add another participant to the call.
  • Once connected, an Add Person icon is shown on the top right (similar to the group video call).
  • Once the third user accepts the call, both the names will be shown.
  • Next, you can add once more person to your group call.

Also read: How To Mute WhatsApp Notifications Without Opening The App

Conclusion

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging platforms right now. It is said to have over 1.5 million active users. The company claims that its users spend a total of 2 billion minutes on calls per day. The Facebook-owned messaging platform is keen on expanding and maintaining its huge user base. It has been regularly coming up with new features on the app.

Recently, it added a new Mute button that allows users to mute chat directly from the notifications panel. The new button is part of the latest Android Beta update to the popular messaging platform. You can now mute notifications without opening the app. WhatsApp is also testing a ‘Mark as Read’. The new feature will allow users to mark a message as read directly from the notifications center.

The group video calls was a highly-anticipated feature. As of now, it only allows four people in a group. Are you excited to try it with your friends? Let us know in the comments section below.

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