UAE residents can now use video and voice call feature in WhatsApp

UAE residents have confirmed that they can now use the video calling and normal call feature of WhatsApp. The Gulf News reported the incident after people of UAE were able to suddenly use the voice calling feature of the popular instant messaging mobile application.

Users reported they could place calls using DU or Etisalat networks within the UAE and abroad, though the clarity depends on data speed and the connectivity in the area.

There is no announcement yet from the UAE’s telecom authority regarding the activation of the VoIP-based free voice and video-calling feature on WhatsApp, but a customer service representative from DU said people can now make voice calls using the mobile app. The calls will not be charged as long as the customers are

Last November 2016, WhatsApp had officially rolled out the video-calling service, but mobile phone users in UAE could not access the service due to regulatory compliance that have been set up by the telecoms sector over there.

Video calls are available to subscribers who are on Android 0S 4.1+. Video calling may not be accessible if the operating system on your device is not supported. The


Published Date: Jun 22, 2017 03:25 pm | Updated Date: Jun 22, 2017 03:25 pm