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WhatsApp voice calling for iPhone being beta tested, launch imminent

WhatsApp voice calling started appearing for Android users and it is now available via invitation. However, it is still in beta stage and hasn’t been launched officially yet. It has now been spotted, WhatsApp voice calling for iPhone has entered beta stage.


WhatsApp voice calling for iPhone and windows phone has been missing since it is being beta tested on Android devices. Finally, there is some good news for the iPhone users as the feature is undergoing beta test on their beloved devices.

A report from iPhoneItalia, shows us some leaked screenshots of WhatsApp voice calling for iPhone being tested. The screenshots show us the interface of the voice calling feature being integrated into the app.


Today, BGR India has reported that one of its reader has sent them screenshots of the WhatsApp iOS app with voice calling feature. It is being beta tested at the moment and is only available with the beta version of the app (v., which is only available for users with jail-broken iPhones. The latest WhatsApp for iPhone is Version 2.11.16 on the App Store which does not support the calling feature yet.

The WhatsApp voice calling for iPhone brings small changes to the UI of the app. Now, users will get to see a phone icon beside the display picture in a chat window. When you click on the call button, a calling screen similar to iPhone’s default calling screen will open but with the words – “WhatsApp call.” There is a tab at the bottom of the screen which now includes a new ‘Recent’ button which shows the call history.

As we can see the voice calling feature being tested on the beta version of the app, which indicates the official release is round the corner. WhatsApp voice calling for iPhone will soon become a reality for millions of WhatsApp users around the world.

We have tested out WhatsApp VoIP feature on our Android devices and it works very well considering it is still in the beta stage. This is going to the next big thing and will replace traditional voice calling in the next 5 years.

WhatsApp Web¬†is now available on Firefox and Opera browsers but still cannot be accessed by iOS users due to “platform limitations.”

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