Over the last couple of years, WhatsApp has taken incremental measures to improve its calling experience. The messaging platform can now host group calls with up to 32 participants. Users can create call links for people that don’t have the app installed on their devices. The recent introduction of the screen-sharing feature makes WhatsApp a direct rival to apps like Zoom and Google Meet. In this article, we bring you the top 3 ways to make a WhatsApp group call.
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Create a WhatsApp Group Call link
Step 1: Launch the WhatsApp app on your smartphone and switch to the Calls tab.
Step 2: Select Create call link.
Step 3: Tap on Send link via WhatsApp to invite participants to the call.
Step 4: To invite people that do not have WhatsApp, copy the call link and send it via text (or another messenger).
Step 5: Tap the call link and hit Join.
Make a call within a WhatsApp group
Step 1: Launch the WhatsApp app on your phone and open the group you want to call.
Step 2: Tap the phone icon to make an audio call to the group participants. For a video call, tap the video camera icon.
Add multiple members to an ongoing WhatsApp call
WhatsApp allows you to add multiple members to an audio or video call with an individual contact. Here’s how you can go about it.
Step 1: In the calling window, tap the Add Participant icon at the top right corner of the screen.
Step 2: Select a contact from the following page. They will be added to the call.
Step 3: To add more participants, repeat the process.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I create a WhatsApp Group Call link?
Launch WhatsApp, switch to the Calls tab and tap on Create call link. Share the link with the call participants so they can join.
How do I call a group on WhatsApp?
Open the group on WhatsApp and tap the audio or video call icon at the top right corner of the screen. The group call will be initiated.
How do I add another participant to a WhatsApp call?
When you’re on a call, tap the Add Participant icon at the top right corner of the screen. Select a contact on the following page. They will be added to the call.
These are the top 3 ways you can create a WhatsApp Group call. WhatsApp lets you add 32 participants to a group call. The Meta-owned messaging app recently added the feature to share the device’s screen on a video call. A landscape layout has been introduced to video calls on WhatsApp as well, offering a more optimised experience for desktop users.
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