IOS users can breath relieved as WhatsApp voice call is now available for Apple devices as well, meaning that they can make free calls directly from the app all over the world, as long as the device is connected to the internet.
When downloading from the app store the latest version of WhatsApp messenger 2.12.1,in the description you can read all the new updates that come with it.
The voice calling feature allows you to call people trough WhatsApp free of charge even if they are located in a different country. For this the app uses the internet connection and not the minutes included on your mobile data plan. However, data charges might occur.
IOS users are informed that the new update will start to work properly for the coming weeks and they should be patient. Apple’s IOS 8 brings new options of sharing to WhatsApp, photos, videos and links from other apps. Also from now on, people will be able to edit their contacts directly from WhatsApp.
Another great update of WhatsApp offers the possibility of sending several videos at the same time, and rotate and crop them before they are sent.
If you are wondering how will WhatsApp voice calling will work, it is quite easy. If someone is calling you using WhatsApp, you will receive a push notification from the app letting you know who is calling you. After you answer the call, you will notice several options for your call. WhatsApp also let you text the person who is calling you.
On Android, there is a call tab that has a list of received, missed, or calls you have made trough the app, so it is possible on IOS will be the same. WhatsApp voice call has been released for Android devices almost a month ago.
In February 2014, WhatsApp has been purchased by Facebook for the incredible amount of $19 billion.
Presently the chat app has an amount of 800 million active users, the highest amount that any other texting app owns. Which is outstanding when thinking that Twitter has only 280 million active users and Facebook messenger has 600 million and a monthly rate of 1.4 billion monthly users that using the social media platform.
WhatsApp was launched in 2009, meaning it has reached its 800 million users in 6 years, while Facebook managed to hit 1 billion users in 8 years.
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