WhatsApp for a long time has been teasing its users with Video Calling feature. And now the wait is over as WhatsApp rolled out Video Calling feature for both Android and iPhone users. Capitalising on this WhatsApp Video Calling Invite messages has been strolling through the WhatsApp groups which are purely Fake, Malicious, and Spam. Check my detailed article on Fake WhatsApp Video Calling Invite messages and suggest you not to click no the links given in such messages. Now in this post, I would be showing you How to activate WhatsApp Video Calling in Android phones. For iPhone users, another article will be coming from TechUploads.com.
How to activate WhatsApp Video Calling in Android:
Let me make it clear once again that in order to get WhatsApp Video Calling feature no need to follow any invite messages. And as WhatsApp has rolled out Video Calling feature you just need to update your WhatsApp app. Remember that WhatsApp Video Calling feature is available for only those smartphones with Android OS 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and above. Follow one of the methods below to activate your WhatsApp Video Calling.
This is the most simple method as you just need to update the app and for this, you only require the Internet on your smartphone. For those who don’t know how to update the app follow the steps below.
Step 1: Open Google Play store and in the search bar type WhatsApp.
Step 2: From the results shown select official WhatsApp app. If you already have WhatsApp on your smartphone you need to update it to the latest version else you need to download the app.
Step 3: Once the update or download gets completed, you are now to go with WhatsApp Video Calling feature.
For those who are unable to get Video Calling feature, or facing error during video call they can directly download the WhatsApp beta tester. Follow the below steps to download WhatsApp beta tester
Step 1: Open Google Play and search for WhatsApp
Step2: Select the WhatsApp official app and open it
Step 3: Scroll down as you can observe Become a beta tester. Click on I’M IN.
Step 4: In the pop screen, click Join.
Step 5: Close Google Play and after sometime revisit the WhatsApp official app on Google Play. Now you can see an update option, click on Update and use the WhatsApp beta version. If you face any problem then you can directly send your feedback to the developer.
There is another method by which you can install the latest version of WhatsApp on your smartphone. But remember this method requires some technical knowledge and hence it is not advised to proceed if you are not familiar with this technique. In this method, you need to download the WhatsApp APK file manually and install on your smartphone. You can get the WhatsApp APK file from APK Pure or APK Mirror website on the Internet. Once you install this file manually you are ready to go with WhatsApp Video Calling.
Also Read: How to activate WhatsApp video call iPhone
Hope you have got the latest WhatsApp Video Calling version on your smartphone. Now we see how to dial and receive WhatsApp Video call. For this go through the simple steps below but remember you need to have the Internet running on your phone.
How to dial and receive WhatsApp Video Call:
Step 1: Open the latest version of WhatsApp downloaded on your smartphone.
Step 2: You can dial or receive a video call from a single contact only. The video call feature is not available for groups. So select the contact you want to make a call.
Step 3: Click on the phone symbol which is beside the contact name.
Step 4: You have to select whether you want to make a Voice call or Video call. Clicking on Video Call will initiate the video call for that contact.
Step 5: When you are invited for a video call the screen would appear as below. Here you have 3 options to go with. One you can answer the call, then second you can decline the call or third you can reject the call and send a message to that incoming video call.
By now, I hope you got complete idea about How to activate WhatsApp Video Calling in Android. And also how to dial and receive a WhatsApp Video Call. If you face any problem during activation or during the video call just post a comment and we will respond with a solution at the earliest. If you like our post, then share with your friends and help then How to activate WhatsApp Video Calling in Android.