WhatsApp Web is getting a new feature soon, now you’ll be able to Audio/Video Calls through the Web version of WhatsApp. This feature is already available on the web client version 2.2043.7. However, the feature is currently in beta, which means it’s still in the testing phase. WhatsApp Audio and Video Calling feature is already available on the mobile version and according to the reports, the Web version will soon have this feature after they finish testing it. WABetainfo claims this feature will be available for the public in the next few weeks:
We have already announced that WhatsApp was working on Calls. Today we are happy to announce new details, provided from the Web 2.2043.7 update! WhatsApp is considering the idea to offer Voice and Video Calls in the next few weeks, even if the development is in a beta-stage:
If you call someone on WhatsApp Web, another window will pop up just like the picture above. Moreover, the report also states that this feature also supports group video/audio calls, which will make WhatsApp a great alternative to Zoom and other video conferencing applications. For now, WhatsApp has not shared any release date yet.
Update 2.2043.7: what’s new?
• More details and screenshots for Voice and Video Calls!
• WhatsApp has also added a “BETA” label, suggesting to offer Calls.