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You can now make video calls with WhatsApp, the new function is finally available to add a new form of communication to the application.

We have been seeing all kinds of screenshots and leaks about the said video calls on WhatsApp for months and they are finally available. Just a few hours ago we saw how much both iOS and Android and today you can make video calls on WhatsApp for Android.

As our colleagues in The Free Android tell us, the video calls are present in the WhatsApp version 2.16.318 in their Beta channel.

How to make calls on WhatsApp?

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As we say, at the moment video calls on WhatsApp are limited to Beta version 2.16.318 and therefore, both you and the contact you want to call with video should have it installed. Obviously this is a matter of time, it is likely that in a few weeks it will reach the stable version and everyone will have it available.

Similarly, at the moment we can only test them on Android, although video calls They will also land on WhatsApp for iOS And, of course, there will be cross-platform support (an Android user can call an iOS one).

There will also be video calls on WhatsApp for iOS

To become testeror user of the Beta version of WhatsApp you have to enter this link and press the button that appears. You will automatically be a WhatsApp tester and you will be able to update to the latest Beta.

In it you will see that, in the usual call icon (which in the normal version is only for voice calls) you will now see the video call button.

Full details of WhatsApp video calls