Very famous IM service WhatsApp acquired by Facebook quite while ago, has now enabled voice calling for Android users of its app.

Android users of app can make voice calls via internet to other WhatsApp clients without any invitation, hacks needed. But they’ll have to download and then install the APK establishment document for the most recent build of WhatsApp (Version 2.12.19) from WhatsApp’s site given that the Play Store still has an older version. The improvement was initially reported by Android Police. It’s still not clear if the auto-enactment of voice calls is permanent as WhatsApp has not formally reported the rollout of the specific feature yet.

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In the wake of testing the feature with select users, WhatsApp began revealing the very awaited web calling feature to much wider audience, a month ago. In any case, to get the voice calling feature actuated users just need to get a call from a user who already had got the service enabled. Notwithstanding, this invitation phenomenon doesn’t not work for each and every user.

The voice calling is still not accessible yet on the iPhone. It likewise doesn’t run on Windows phone either.

After the voice calling feature is enabled, WhatsApp’s client UI changes to highlight separate screens for dialing a voice call to WhatsApp contacts, call logs and on-going calls. The chat window additionally shows a calling icon. The dynamic call screen bears on screen buttons  for turning on the speaker, swapping to the chat window and for muting the call as well.

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The voice calling brags WhatsApp directly in competition with similar services such as WeChat, Viber and Line that as of now permit clients to make calls and send messages too. WhatsApp is the most famous texting application on the planet, with 700 million users (every platform)  in January 2015.

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