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Now, see your loved ones while calling on Whatsapp

The app is expected to provide features like voice mails, call back etc

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: May 14 2016 12:41PM | Updated Date: May 14 2016 1:22PM

Now, see your loved ones while calling on Whatsapp

Whatsapp, one of the most popular chatting app, is all set to launch a new feature called video calling. Presently, it has only features like, texting, sending/receiving photos and videos and audio calling. But with the launching of this app, the app will itself become content and complete.


This feature will give it an edge over its competitors like ‘hike ‘and ‘viber’.


As expected, the WhatsApp video calling feature can be accessed by tapping on the phone icon placed at the top-right corner of the window inside a particular chat. While earlier tapping the icon directly initiated the voice calling, now tapping on the icon will give users the option to choose if they want to make a voice call or a video call to the person whose chat window is currently open. The option, for now, is only accessible from inside the chat window and not from the 'Calls menu'.


Also, the app is expected to provide features like ‘call back’ through which, the users will be able to call the person back whose call they missed and that too without opening the app.


In addition to this, the app is also expected to provide the feature of recording the voice mails and then sending it to the one who is intended.


Apart from this, zip file feature will also be available as rumored.


However, the feature of file sharing was made available for the Android and iOS last year.