Facebook-owned WhatsApp will soon allow users to place voice and video calls from its desktop version. Included in its new update, WhatsApp web version 2.2043.7, this addition will be rolled out for the public soon after being tested. Webetainfo.com, which monitors WhatsApp’s latest beta update, has rolled out screen-caps with the glimpse of this new update. Here's what you can expect from WhatsApp web 2:
How do I make voice and video calls from WhatsApp web 2?
WhatsApp web will allow users to make voice calls, and users can find a call symbol on the top of their window.
On receiving or placing a call, a small window will pop open, allowing the users to find the status of their call.
The incoming call with show the display picture of the caller, along with options to accept or decline the call.
Just like the app, this version will show 'calling' or 'ringing' when you place outgoing calls from your desktop version.
After several users demanded a video calling feature, the website also reported how a version of video as well as group call is in its testing phase.
When can I use this feature?
And while WhatsApp hasn't announced the official date of launch for this feature, Webetainfo informs that the beta version is at work. "The feature is under development, it will be enabled in future for everyone," the site states. "We will announce when it is possible to officially call from your WhatsApp Web," it further declared.
WhatsApp has reportedly been testing a plethora of new features for the app as well as the desktop version. However, as most of these are in the beta phase, users may have to wait a little more for it to materialise!