To get started, initiate a call or video call with a contact, then tap the add participant icon in the top right corner. Also, the calling has been created to work reliably around the world in different network conditions, according to the company.
Facebook is revamping Messenger with new functionalities.Various businesses use the app to send and receive 8 billion messages every month.
WhatsApp has 1.5 billion monthly active users and the company says that users spend more than 2 billion minutes on WhatsApp calls per day. Now, it seems that other internet messaging apps have started to add the extension as well.
WhatsApp also allows the receiver to add members to the group call. WhatsApp has introduced a dedicated button for group calls dubbed "add participant".
Apple at its WWDC 2018 event detailed some of the features which will be coming to iOS 12 this fall.
The group calling feature supports up to four people simultaneously. Of course, there's the difference that WhatsApp requires a phone number for each account. Here is how to get, use the features, and more.
"We are deeply committed to your safety and privacy which is why WhatsApp is end-to-end encrypted, and we'll continue to improve our app with features like this one". While there are existing workarounds to that, we doubt that most people would want to go through the hassle.