Facebook-owned, WhatsApp has introduced WhatsApp Video Call feature on their beta version 2.16.318. You should sign up on Google Play Store to upgrade your WhatsApp application to the beta version. Or you can simply download its APK file and install it on your Android Smartphone.
WhatsApp Video Calling feature currently available only for Android users. Windows Phone users and iPhone users should wait little more time to make a video call on WhatsApp. As well as WhatsApp desktop users also should wait to get this facility. And the good news is WhatsApp users no need to move Google’s Duo app or any other app to make video calls. Instead, they can make free voice and video calls to their friend and families using the WhatsApp application.
Previously lots of WhatsApp users have used Booyah app to make Video call on WhatsApp so this feature also will there be good news to them because now they officially make Video calls to their friend without using any of third party apps.
UPDATE: Now WhatsApp has Introduced Video calling feature on its official version. So, you only need to update your WhatsApp application. You can download the latest version of WhatsApp app using below links.
Download WhatsApp Video Call version (Beta 2.16.318)
You can upgrade your standard WhatsApp version to beta version so that you must sign up on Google Play Store to get the beta version. Or you can directly download beta version APK file from its official website. Although WhatsApp beta version brings the new features, sometimes it could cause many bugs.
The latest version of WhatsApp Messenger 2.16.318 has around the 30.89 MB file size. Do you wish to sign up for the beta testing program, then click here. Or simply download APK file from WhatsApp official website.
Install beta version of WhatsApp on Android
Step 1: First of all download and install the latest version of WhatsApp app (currently Google Play Version not compatible to make video calls so that you should Download beta version of WhatsApp using any of above method.)
Step 3: And now install APK file on Android that you have previously downloaded.
How to Make Video Call on WhatsApp
Step 1: Open WhatsApp application.
Step 2: Choose a WhatsApp contact that you wish to make a video call.
Step 3: Then select “Call” button at the top of the chat window.
Step 4: Finally, tap on “Video call” button on the popup window.
Alternatively, you can quickly make a video call by tapping on “Video” icon on the “Calls” tab of WhatsApp app.
Note: You and your friend both should have the latest beta version of WhatsApp on Android phone to make a video call.
Final Thoughts: Useful update of WhatsApp in 2016
WhatsApp Video Call function will be most useful for every WhatsApp users. Because now WhatsApp is used by more than one billion people around the world and now they don’t want to install another app on their phone to make video calls. And now we can surely tell the official version will come soon to all users whether Android, iPhone, and Windows Phone. Do you like this new feature? Leave a comment below.