Android and iOS are already doing, but at last come also Windows Phone users to enjoy the call feature of WhatsApp call.
WhatsApp-founder Jan Koum already announced in spring 2014 that the Messenger gets a phone function. After a long delay due to technical problems WhatsApp call came in late March 2015 for Android smartphones. WhatsApp now brings the telephone function in Germany on the iPhone. The Facebook-daughter integrates the menu item “Calls” gradually in the iOS app. To benefit from the function, you need the version 2:12:19 for Android or version 12.2. for iOS. Also BlackBerry users can look forward to the new function now. It is activated from the Whatapp version 188.8.131.52.ULTIMATE TECH NEWS has WhatsApp call already tried with Android smartphones and the iPhone 6
- 1 Call WhatsApp for Windows Phone
- 2 WhatsApp features call calls on
- 3 Tried: Call WhatsApp for iPhone
- 4 Android & iOS: WhatsApp Call functions
- 5 Version 2.1.12: WhatsApp brings Call on iPhone
- 6 Enable WhatsApp call on the iPhone: Chain Reaction
- 7 Call on Android: Good signal via Wi-Fi and LTE
- 8 WhatsApp Call now available for BlackBerry 10
- 9 Caution: WhatsApp Call consumed data volume
- 10 Competition for Skype and Viber
Call WhatsApp for Windows Phone
For now, could only Android and iOS users use the call function WhatsApp call. But at last is a WhatsApp update (version 184.108.40.206) for the Windows Phone operating system appeared, mastered by now Windows smartphones Internet telephony via WhatsApp. In addition to VoIP phone calls to send the new version also audio files – but only with a device that is running 8.1 or later with Windows Phone.
WhatsApp features call calls on
Who already uses the new call feature of WhatsApp Messenger Service with its android smarpthone, should now have it inspected the WhatsApp version. Blogger Jens HerforthAccording accepts WhatsApp version 2:15:45 all the phone calls to you about the call feature to make and stores them locally.Here, the folder is officially listed after installing the Messengers ( internal memory / WhatsApp / Media / WhatsApp calls ).Here is the complete files should be in the .wav.gz format, which can be as unzip a zip file so simple. When a call two files are stored – a include the reception of their own phone, the other that of the opponent. ULTIMATE TECH NEWS tried it with the Galaxy Note 3and the Nexus 5 and each with the current WhatsApp version (2.12.5): Despite extensive calls the WhatsApp calls folder was empty. Do you want to prevent your phone calls land on the Android memory, refresh the chat app so as soon as possible to the latest version!
Tried: Call WhatsApp for iPhone
If the call function is activated, you will see in the chat window, or even under the contact information, a corresponding telephone handset icon. Tap it, WhatsApp works immediately at call setup. In the test, the contact received without delay notification of the call. The quality with stable LTE connection or wireless network was very good, the noise suppression inhibited efficiently disturbing traffic noise and other voices in the background. The result in a choked Internet speed, about ad may mobile data volume, however, is unfortunately disappointing. The connection was good enough yet to understand what the other person is telling. But due to long delays, echo and abrupt interruptions telephoning made no real fun. Note: The WhatsApp call feature does not support emergency calls that can be tätigen- if SIM card available with your smartphone.
Android & iOS: WhatsApp Call functions
Similar to Android in the WhatsApp application appeared iPhone new menu items and corresponding settings if the call is already enabled. Among other things, you will now see the main menu Call list listed as new menu item between favorites and contacts. The WhatsApp menu for calls is not very different from the iOS phone app. However, it provides more options: Accept, hang, memory and message – and the headline “WhatsApp Call”. Two convenient features are on board the iPhone: The option memory makes an hour later on the incoming call alert. The function did not work when trying out but only an error message appeared. With message sending prefabricated messages to the caller, such as when you are busy. Too bad: The latter is the only function for incoming calls on the Android smartphone. Furthermore, can be under > Messaging Settings> Call Notifications customize the ringtone for calls via Messenger service – so far there are only three to choose from, including known Apple’s default jingle. Android users are less restricted here: To even use contact specific ringtones and choose from a much wider range of more than 20 ringtones. The option notes you receive push notifications about incoming call directly on the locked screen. Disabled You see the call only when you open the WhatsApp.
Version 2.1.12: WhatsApp brings Call on iPhone
With WhatsApp in version 2.12.1 for iPhones iOS 6.0, developers can complete numerous functions – WhatsApp call is one of the party. In other news: The good read feedback in the form of blue tick can now disable on the iPhone. In addition, now video recordings and processing possible with the app. Practical: On request you send to the Messenger multiple clips at once. And who wants to work his contacts on the iPhone, which does now also directly out of the application.
Enable WhatsApp call on the iPhone: Chain Reaction
Change Log In the iOS app it is, the function call will “slowly activated” in the coming weeks. Immediately losplappern works so only partially. How Caschys Blog reports that iPhone users can unlock the call function but with a little trick: Do you know someone in your circle of friends, whose iPhone WhatsApp call is already available, you can even call her or him. But in test it worked well from android phone to iPhone: With a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge ULTIMATE TECH NEWS editorial could call the function on a per call iPhone 5Sactivate. Thus the activation of both Android and Apple with Betriebsssystem should be possible – provided, WhatsApp is open.
Call on Android: Good signal via Wi-Fi and LTE
ULTIMATE TECH NEWS has tested the new feature with Android smartphones and was pleasantly surprised. To start a call, the caller presses the phone icon in the chat window.Alternatively, this is also by clicking on a person’s caller list if already exists. The connection on Android devices was set up quickly and the other party’s voice very well understood. A difference from the ordinary telephone function realized the test Telefonierer not whether with WLAN, LTE or 3G network with very good reception
WhatsApp Call now available for BlackBerry 10
To use the phone feature on your BlackBerry, the BlackBerry OS must be installed 10, writes Techno Buffalo . However, the new update of the Messengers allows not only making calls: just Leave a personalized ringtone for WhatsApp calls to miss a call. In addition to the phone function WhatsApp also improved the search. News, chat histories and contacts are now to be searched better. In addition, the Messenger, the location map preview shows after updating to larger.
Caution: WhatsApp Call consumed data volume
What users of Internet telephony apps must never lose sight of, is the data consumption. Because the programs send data packets between transmitter and receiver back and forth – and that can sometimes very pretty penny. In ULTIMATE TECH NEWS test with the Android smartphone around 1.5 megabytes per minute fell to – makes at least 90 megabytes per hour. A 200-megabyte Datenflat would be depleted after about two hours WhatsApp telephony. When WhatsApp phone call between two iPhone-6 models 645 kilobytes per minute were measured – the equivalent of around 39 megabytes per hour. One more thing should be noted: During a telephone conversation via WhatsApp the calls over the Internet run on the servers of Facebook Group. If that does not suit, perhaps we should rather call in a conventional manner.
Competition for Skype and Viber
Other Internet telephony services such as Skype or Viber now need to wrap up warm.Millions of people have it installed on their smartphones WhatsApp and use the service daily. Mobile operators are expected from WhatsApp call also be unenthusiastic: Thanks to Wi-Fi or mobile data network, users can now also beyond national borders make phone calls for free.