Finally, WhatsApp started offering voice-calling feature to Android users. Now, all the WhatsApp users can tap into the application’s new and amazing voice-calling feature.
Users just need to update to version 2.12.5 from Google Play; however, if the update is not obtainable directly from Google Play, users can get it directly from here. Once users update the application, the calling feature will be automatically gotten activated.
But, both WhatsApp users need to update the latest version of the application if they wanted to use the calling feature. Initially, the update rolled out in February to a very least number of people, the call feature then dissented to invitation-only by those who could get the feature.
However, good news is that the new and amazing feature is now obtainable for all Android phone users, and as per the android Police, WhatsApp version 2.12.19 does include the calling feature. That amazing feature is obtainable only as an APK file that is not as easy to install as it sounds. Through the APK, version 2.12.19 is the latest that is obtainable.
Using this amazing feature, WhatsApp users can enable users to call other WhatsApp users for free of cost; however, a minute of WhatsApp call costs approximately around 0.15 MB to 0.20 MB of 3G data. It means, if you call for a 5-minute, it costs around 1MB of 3G data.
When it comes to talking about the quality on 3G networks, it is good enough, but on 2G, there is a respectable amount of lag. However, on 2G, a minute of WhatsApp call costs approximately 0.35MB that is quite higher than 3G.
On the Google Play, you can see WhatsApp version 2.12.5, and as per The Next web that older version also allows the feature. Moreover, Android Police said that the older versions of WhatsApp is not supporting the calling feature. A WhatsApp support rep told CNET that you must be on the latest version of the application. So, if you have decided to trade phone calls with a mate WhatsApp users, you need to download the version 2.12.19 APK file.
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Initially started as a basic text-messaging application, now the app owned by Facebook that paid $19 billion to acquire it. It is also expected that the application will give sturdy competition similar service providers’ apps like Viber and Skype. Finally, the company released its voice-calling feature that blow users’ mind.
However, the new calling interface is similar to the regular call UI in Android smart-phones. Call records are automatically saved. While a WhatsApp call, in case if you get a regular call on your phone, the WhatsApp call will run in the background and get disconnected in few seconds on its own.
Below, you can find that how you can get that APK file to try out the voice calling:
Generally, you should not download an APK file into your Android device unless you are sure of its source. In case, if the file comes from WhatsApp, then the source seems legitimate.
First of all, you need to download the real file directly from WhatsApp or from an APK Mirror site. If you are getting into difficulty, you can follow the steps here on how to install an APK file.
After it, you have to open the application, and you can see a new tab for calls as per the TNW. You just have to tap that tab and can select the name of the person you wish to call.
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