tech2 News StaffMar 27, 2015 18:38:34 IST
The most recent and exciting feature of WhatsApp for Android - voice calling - will be making its way to iOS users soon.
At the Facebook F8 conference, WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton said that the messaging service is preparing to bring the voice calling feature to iOS users in the coming weeks, according to a report by VentureBeat. On further probing, he soon changed his statement to 'several weeks', adds the report.
At the conference, Acton was speaking on a panel with Instagram cofounder Mike Krieger and head of Facebook Messenger David Marcus. he also said how the company has spent a year 'refining and iterating' voice calling before finally launching it for Android.
Now, tech enthusiasts have already found out ways to activate voice calling on iPhones. However, that requires jail breaking the iPhone. With this news, iOS users will be able to soon make voice calls using their iPhone.
After multiple flip-flops, WhatsApp has finally released the voice-calling feature for all Android users. You will need to download version 2.11.528 from the Play Store or version 2.11.531 from the WhatsApp website. Voice-calling ability can be activated by receiving a call from someone whose voice-calling is already activated.
Here's our first impressions of the voice-calling feature for WhatsApp.
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