WhatsApp is reportedly planning to add voice and video calls on for its web version soon. The feature is already available for mobile version for years now. The new leaked feature will allow users to receive or make voice and video calls right from the desktop version. However, the feature is still under development, which means that you might have to wait for it for a while. Here’s what you need to know about the voice and video calling feature for the WhatsApp Web.
WhatsApp Web voice and video calling feature spotted
WABetaInfo tore into the latest update for the web/desktop client, which revealed the new feature. The feature has been spotted on the latest version 2.2043.7. The report highlights that the company is considering to offer voice and video calls in the next few weeks for its web client. However, the new feature is currently under development. The tipster also revealed some screenshots of the upcoming features. To start with, there will be dedicated buttons for video calls and voice calls along with search option.
Furthermore, when a user will receive calls from the WhatsApp Web, a window will be presented where one can accept or decline the incoming call. Moreover, whenever a user makes a voice or video call, they will see a smaller window that includes the status of the call. That said, the new feature will be beneficial for those who use the desktop client for WhatsApp quite often.
The feature will allow users to make the calls right the desktop, saving them from the hassle to make the same call from the phone. The report further mentions that the company might also add group voice and video calls feature to the WhatsApp Web. However, there is no information on whether this feature will actually make its way to the desktop/web client. What are your thoughts on the upcoming voice and video calls on WhatsApp desktop client? Do let us know in the comments section below.