This long awaited feature has just been enabled on WhatsApp. Now you can make video calls using the WhatsApp on iPhone and Android devices. Here is how you do it.


Open a chat, tap the call icon and choose video call. Try it now.


If you can’t wait for the official APK, you can download it from the method below:


How to get WhatsApp video calling feature right now
The WhatsApp video calling feature was recently introduced in the beta builds of WhatsApp for Android and Windows Mobile. You can signup for the betas to get early access to WhatsApp video calling.

Follow these steps to sign up for the WhatsApp beta program and enable WhatsApp video calling on Android:
Open Google Play and search for WhatsApp
Open WhatsApp’s Google Play listing
Scroll dow towards the bottom of the page
In the section that says Become a beta tester tap on I’M IN
Confirm on the next screen and wait for a few minutes
Come back to WhatsApp listing page on Google Play
You should see an option to Update WhatsApp to beta version
Update the app
Alternatively, you could download the WhatsApp APK that comes with support for video calling (v2.16.354) from a website like APK Mirror or APK Pure, if you know what you are doing. We advice most of our readers to follow the above-mentioned steps to officially get on the WhatsApp beta version for video calling and other features, and skip the risks associated with downloading the WhatsApp APK.

If you’ve followed any of the methods mentioned above, congratulations, you are now running the latest WhatsApp beta for Android. This comes with support for WhatsApp video calls and other new features – to make your first WhatsApp video call, follow the steps indicated below.

To sign up for WhatsApp beta on Windows Phone, you need to message and ask for a spot on the beta. The process involves human intervention, so it’s likely to be a lot slower. Once you are on the beta, you will get access to WhatsApp video calling on Windows Mobile.

iPhone users have no choice but to wait for WhatsApp video calling to be rolled out to them.
How to make a WhatsApp video call
If you are now running the latest WhatsApp beta – or if the video calling feature is available to you after launch – it’s pretty simply to start a video call with another WhatsApp user.

Here’s how to make a video call within WhatsApp:

Open WhatsApp (of course!)
Go to the Contacts tab
Find and tap the contact you want to initiate a WhatsApp video call with
Tap on the phone icon towards the top of the screen
From the popup choose Video call
That’s it – you’ve just made your first WhatsApp video call!




By Harry