Imagine you are calling through the WhatsApp desktop app instead of using your Android or iOS. It would be an interesting moment. Isn’t it? Exactly. The 2 billion user company has added a new feature to its desktop app. A user can now make video or voice calls through the WhatsApp desktop app.
The feature which was supposed to be rolled out in December was launched on 4th March this year through their blog.
This means the feature is available to all the users who use the WhatsApp desktop app for their regular work. It can now lower your frustration level because of frequently using mobile phones for WhatsApp video or voice calls. The company says the video calling will be available in landscape or portrait mode. So, there is no worry about losing your previous open windows.
WhatsApp provides an end-to-end encryption method for securing the privacy of the users. So, there will be no interruption from Facebook or WhatsApp. This new feature of video and voice calls through the WhatsApp desktop app is only available for one-to-one calling only. But the company says they will soon be adding the group video and voice calling.
“Sometimes you just need a little more space. Secure and reliable, end-to-end encrypted voice and video calls are now available on our desktop app, the company said on their Twitter account. You can download the desktop app from there.
Sometimes you just need a little more space. Secure and reliable, end-to-end encrypted voice and video calls are now available on our desktop app. Download now: https://t.co/JCc3rUunoU pic.twitter.com/PgCl76Mn7U
— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) March 4, 2021
You can use the new feature if you already have the desktop app on your machine. Otherwise, you have to install it on your computer. After scanning the QR code, you will be able to log in. As you enter the chat section of your WhatsApp, click on the particular name, you will see both options available there.
Where the Facebook-owned messaging app has already introduced the video and voice calling feature for mobile users, adding it to the desktop app is a new feature. The company has been in the news for aggressively introducing lots of new features this year.
The users are taking these initiatives as a convincing strategy before introducing the concerning new policy which was stormed over every social media. WhatsApp is dedicated to protecting its users’ privacy is now at peril.
Now you know, you can make video and voice calls through the WhatsApp desktop app too.
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