WABetaInfo – which specializes in monitoring experimental WhatsApp features – reports that: Instant Messaging Service It is currently testing a feature that enables users of the web and desktop versions of both to make voice and video calls.
WhatsApp – owned by the American social media giant Facebook – has provided the ability to make voice and video calls to users of its mobile application for a few years, but this feature is still not available to users of the web version that is used by those who spend most of their time using personal computers.
And publish WABetaInfo screenshots confirming testing of the audio and video calling feature of the web version that can be accessed through browsers, or the desktop application that works independently of the browser, but both require the phone to be connected to the Internet.
For users who are testing the new feature with WhatsApp, a button for voice calls and another for video calls appears at the top of the chat, next to the search button. By clicking on these two buttons, you can start a call with the selected contact.
In the event that the user is the recipient of the call, a separate popup window will appear for him with the connected contact, with the name and the profile picture, in addition to two buttons to accept the call, or answer it.
And when the user himself makes an audio or visual call with one of his contacts, the popup window will also appear for him, but in a smaller size with a button to mute the microphone, another button to activate the camera, in addition to a button to end the call, and a button that displays a special menu.
WhatsApp has not officially revealed the date of launching the video and voice call feature for users of the web and desktop version of the service, but it is expected to begin testing it with more users in the coming weeks.