The new highlight could help WhatsApp better rival any semblance of Skype and Viber, which offer both messaging and voice calling.
WhatsApp clients on Android can now all tap into the application’s new voice-calling highlight.
Taken off in February to a little number of individuals, the call offer then extended to welcome just by the individuals who had the capacity get the highlight. Presently it’s accessible to all Android phone clients. There’s only one catch. You will most likely be unable to get it from the rendition as of now up at the Google Play Store. WhatsApp variant 2.12.19 does incorporate the calling highlight, as indicated by Android Police. At the same time that form is accessible just as an APK document (Android application bundle), which is not as simple to introduce as an application you download specifically from Google Play. Rendition 2.12.19 is the most recent one accessible through the APK.
On Google Play, you’ll additionally see WhatsApp variant 2.12.5, and as per The Next Web, that more established form likewise empowers the highlight. On the other hand, Android Police said that its seen reports of the calling highlight not living up to expectations under more established adaptations of WhatsApp.
A WhatsApp bolster rep told CNET that you ought to be on the most recent adaptation of the application. So on the off chance that you truly need to exchange telephone calls with a kindred WhatsApp clients, your most logical option is by all accounts to download the adaptation 2.12.19 APK document. Presently claimed by Facebook, which paid $19 billion to obtain it, WhatsApp began life as a fundamental content informing application yet one that likewise offered the capacity to leave voice messages. The organization has been promising to include a telephone calling highlight, which would give the application the influence to go up against comparable administrations, for example, Skype and Viber. Finally year’s Mobile World Congress, WhatsApp prime supporter Jan Koum said the voice getting would take off to Android telephones and the iPhone initially, and afterward to Windows Phone and some BlackBerry phones.
So when will the voice-calling highlight achieve iPhone clients? At Facebook’s F8 engineers gathering a week ago, WhatsApp prime supporter Brian Acton appeared to demonstrate that it could be out inside a matter of not very numerous weeks, as indicated by Venture-Beat.
Here’s the way you get that APK record to go for the voice calling:
Ordinarily, you ought to never download an APK record onto your Android gadget unless you’re certain of its source. At the same time for this situation, the record originates from WhatsApp, so the source appears to be honest to goodness. In the first place, you’ll have to download the real record, either specifically from WhatsApp or from an APK Mirror website. You can then take after the ventures in this CNET exercise on the best way to introduce an APK record.
After you open the application, you’ll see another tab for Calls, as per TNW. Just tap that tab and afterward select the name of the individual you wish to call