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WhatsApp to Add Video Calling Feature for Android Users

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WhatsApp to Add Video Calling Feature for Android Users

The Facebook-owned messaging app, WhatsApp has kept the trend of introducing new features though being a little slow but its substantial user base means that no matter how small an upgrade, it will influence usage for millions. Those who signed for WhatsApp’s beta program are now witnessing a new version, marked v20.16.80, that discloses an additional option for video calling.

WhatsApp to Add Video Calling Feature for Android Users

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The new update accessible only for those who have signed up to WhatsApp’s beta program indicates a changelog with the typical bug fixes, but also the addition of the long-awaited video calling feature. The service has not gone live till now.

Tapping to place a normal VoIP WhatsApp call now opens a dialogue box with two choices (Audio call, Video call) rather than merely calling the contact via data connectivity.

The changelog clearly indicates,

“You get the option to make video calls, that’s not activated yet but soon would be available for everyone to make video calls.”

As for rest of the features go, there is no foremost graphic modification besides the standard bug fixes to this form of the update.

Lately, WhatsApp upgraded the company’s web app named WhatApp Web. The document sharing feature can be witnessed under the attachments icon, together with sharing photos, videos and so on. Now documents can be easily shared making WhatsApp for Web even more productive. In order to share documents, both user and receiver should have an updated app.

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