WhatsApp rolls out group calling feature for Androd, iOS users

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The global social messaging app, WhatsApp has finally launched the much-awaited group calling feature for both voice and video calls on Android and iOS devices. At the annual developer conference F8, Facebook has already announced that WhatsApp messenger will be equipped with this feature.

The new group calling feature will be useful for four users together for which they require to start a one-on-one voice or video call and tap the new “add participant” button that is located in the top right corner of the app.

WhatsApp spokesperson said on its official blog, “Over the last couple years, people have enjoyed making voice and video calls on WhatsApp. In fact, our users spend over 2 billion minutes on calls per day. We’re excited to announce that group calls for voice and video are coming to WhatsApp starting today.”

The company mentioned that the new feature will work seamlessly on various networks and the group calls are also end-to-end encrypted which means that it is completely secured from malware attacks.

Moreover, while using the group voice call users are not required to switch the voice call to a video call because during the video calls people has the option to turn off the camera by clicking on the camera icon. iOS users can now send group messages directly by speaking to Siri.

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