WhatsApp finally introduced video and audio calling support for its desktop app, allowing users to call others directly from their PC.
The company noted that the calling experience works seamlessly for both users holding the phone in portrait or landscape orientation. It appears in a resizable standalone window on the desktop and is set to always on top so users never lose video chats in the browser tabs or stacks. browse open window.
To make audio and video calls on WhatsApp for PC, users can follow these steps:
• Launch the WhatsApp Desktop app and choose an individual contact
• Click the Call or Video call icon in the top right corner to make a call. If you don’t see the call option, you’ll need to visit WhatsApp’s website to download the latest version of the WhatsApp app.
While making a call on WhatsApp , users can click on the camera icon to switch from an audio call to a video call. After the other party accepts the request, the call will switch to video.
WhatsApp’s desktop app will also support receiving calls, so users will have the option to accept or decline the call; or you can click “Ignore” or “x” to ignore the call.
Like phone calls, the desktop application also supports end-to-end encryption for all calls. Desktop calling WhatsApp is currently supported on Windows 10 64-bit versions 1903 or later and macOS 10.13 and later. However, WhatsApp doesn’t support group calls at the moment but the company plans to add it in the future.