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How to Make WhatsApp Group Call – Voice and Video Group Calls Now Supported

Here are tips on how users can make WhatsApp group call with 2 or more contacts at the same time. Group calling is not a new feature if you use other apps like Skype or Google Hangouts but only recently has it been made available to Android’s most popular instant messaging app, WhatsApp. Growing from simple messages, WhatsApp’s calling functionality has been a huge hit with users. Expanding on that, the app now supports Group Calling as well. For a complete guide on how to setup WhatsApp group call, continue reading ahead.

WhatsApp’s core was messaging and calling was initially a secondary purpose. However, after the launch of WhatsApp calls, the amount of usage for the app has grown quite rapidly hence making WhatsApp a great call platform as well. Further, what’s great about WhatsApp calls is that they are encrypted just like messages. Now, group calls is yet another great addition to the app. Before this, calling was only limited to two users. Now, you can add up to max 4 users in group call. If you don’t know how to make a group call, with this guide you will learn it.

WhatsApp Group Call

The group calling feature was first available in WhatsApp 2.18.230 which has now been further upgraded to 2.18.239. If you cant find this feature in your WhatsApp, then you have to update it and if you haven’t received the update yet then you can download the latest WhatsApp revision with Group Calls feature right ahead.

Download WhatsApp 2.18.239

Download WhatsApp 2.18.239 APK file for your Android devices from the link given below.

File: WhatsApp-218239.apk
Size: 38.58 MB

How to make WhatsApp Group Call

The Group Call functionality is a bit different on WhatsApp to what you might be normally used to. For specific instructions read right ahead.

Step 1 – First, launch the WhatsApp app on your smartphone.

Step 2 – Now, from the main screen, swipe to the Calls tab or simply tap on it. Once in the menu, you should see a floating Call Dialer button at the bottom right, click it.

Step 3 – Now connect with your desired contact by selecting phone icon or video icon. This will initiate the call.

Step 4 – On call screen, you will now notice a new Add Contact button on top right. Tap on it to open the contact list.

Step 5 – Now, tap on the contact you want to add. You can add upto 4 people at max — including the one you started the call with.

That’s all to it! You should now be able to make a group call on your WhatsApp. Tell us your experience with this new group calling feature by dropping a comment below. If you have any question just ask in comments.