WhatsApp voice and video call feature now available for desktop users. They appearing with new features for the users day by day.
WhatsApp owned by Facebook is an instant messaging platform. The WhatsApp desktop app is now supporting audio and video call features on computers as well as smartphones.
The use of video calling app has increased after the spread of coronavirus. People now rely more on audio or video calls than ever before to maintain social communication.
So, like the phone, WhatsApp has brought the facility of making calls on the web.
According to NDTV, the audio and video call feature has already started coming to the desktop app. But, very few users will get the update. When the update comes, users will see the audio and video call buttons next to the search icon.
A popup window will appear when the call is received. It will have the option to catch or cut the call. Audio and video calls can be made not only in private chat but also in group chat.
To use the feature, you must connect the computer app with the smartphone app. Whether the desktop WhatsApp app will support third-party cameras and microphones is not yet known.
Earlier, WhatsApp said it was going to change the usage rules next year. WhatsApp’s new policy is expected to take effect on February 8 next year.
One is how WhatsApp will process user information. Another is the policy on how different businesses will add different Facebook services to their stores and manage chats.
If you agree with the policy of Facebook, you have to press ‘Agri’. This will allow you to agree to all the policies for using WhatsApp. WhatsApp can only be used if you agree to all the policies. If no one agrees to the change in WhatsApp, the account can be deleted from WhatsApp settings.
WhatsApp doesn’t usually comment on rumors about feature or policy changes. However, WhatsApp authorities have told The Independent in the United Kingdom that by February 8, 2021, all WhatsApp users must agree to their policy, otherwise, the app cannot be used.
A spokesman for WhatsApp said the changes to the platform were mainly about how businesses can be conducted and users can be contacted, The Independent reports.
Last October, WhatsApp gave an advance idea about their change.