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WhatsApp Android beta gets new feature to switch from voice to video

WhatsApp Android beta gets new feature to switch from voice to video

However, the organization says the new component is presently just accessible to people who have joined to the beta version of WhatsApp, which is the trying stage for the makers.

However, you might be anxious right now to say what if someone just switches to a video call during your voice call and you're in the wrong environment?

WhatsApp has introduced a dedicated button to switch from video to voice call or vise versa. If you are on a video call, there will be a voice call icon in the middle of the screen. The same procedure applies in switching between a video call to voice call.

Whatsapp for Android is 2.18.1 in its beta channel and the ability to switch between calls will only work if both handsets have camera capability. The button is visible only when you are on a call via WhatsApp.

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Although the calling features, both voice and video, are now only available for one-to-one conversation, WhatsApp is reportedly working on an update that would allow even group conversations to access this feature. This feature may not be a huge one but one of the most useful one that is requested by several WhatsApp users across the world. Thereafter, the person on the other end of the line will receive a notification which will prompt them to either accept or reject the video call request.

Currently, if users want to shift from a voice call to video call, they are supposed to disconnect the call and make a separate call. So it consume a lot of time of the users. There are no official words on when will this feature make it to the stable version of the app.

In this case, the recipient on the other side will get a request for video call, which can either be accepted or rejected. Now users using these smartphones will not be able to create new Whatsapp accounts and neither can re-verify current accounts.


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