WhatsApp group call feature with voice and video support is finally live For the first time in October last year, the group that owns Facebook's own messaging Call App Announced by Facebook at May's Annual F8 Developer Conference This year, the new WhatsApp feature will be available to users around the world on iOS and Android, with the group call feature supporting up to four people at the same time. WhatsApp users will give reportedly more than 2 billion call minutes out of the tag, meaning group video calls were a highly anticipated feature.
Video calls are supported by WhatsApp since 2016, but so far they have been limited to two participants. The app now begins to add group video c Just on its iOS and Android app and supports up to four people, the company has announced. WhatsApp indicates that the new feature has been designed to work in slow network conditions. In addition, calls like all chats in the messaging app are encrypted end-to-end
Start a video or voice call with one of the contacts to start a group call. You will then see a button in the upper right corner of the screen where you can add another party to the call. Once the call is connected, the Add Person icon appears above the recipient's name in the upper right corner. Next, when the third user accepts the call, both names are displayed with a comma separating them. You can add up to three participants in a video or voice call for a total of four people. Note that you must download the latest version of the WhatsApp app from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.
In comparison, Facebook Messenger supports group calls of up to 50 and Skype supports 25. Meanwhile, Snapchat supports 16 participants and Apple's FaceTime will work with up to 32 people when iOS 12 launches later this year.