Group video call on WhatsApp: desktop, web, iPhone

Group video call on WhatsApp: desktop, web, iPhone

For most of us, WhatsApp remains the preferred messaging service for us to keep in touch with loved ones. The world's most popular instant messaging app has now also made it possible to make group video calls and in this article, we'll explain the steps how to do it.

How to start a video call from a group chat?

  • Open WhatsApp on your phone and enter the group chat that you want to make a call. Tap on the phone icon in the upper right corner of the conversation.
  • In the list displayed, select the participants of the call, one by one.
  • Finally, click on the camera icon to make the video call.

How to start a group video call from an individual chat?

  • Open the conversation with the contact you want to video call. In the top right corner, tap the camera icon to start the video call and confirm by clicking Call.

  • Once the video call has started, click on the add participant icon in the top right corner.

  • Choose the contact you want to add to the call and confirm by clicking Add.

How to start a video call from the calls tab?

  • Open WhatsApp and go to the Calls tab and press the phone icon.
  • Select New Group Call and add the people you want to call from your contacts
  • Click on the camera icon to launch the call.

How to voice call on WhatsApp on a PC?

If you use WhatsApp Web, or the desktop version of WhatsApp, you can follow the same steps as above yo make free voice and video calls to your WhatsApp contacts. Desktop calling is supported on Windows 10 devices and newer, and macOS 10.13 and newer. 

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