Creating a group WhatsApp Call / Conference

Everyone has an Apple phone, right? Everyone has an Andriod phone yes? In this day and age, these are the two most popular devices to communicate. Whilst these are clearly great operating systems they have been designed not to talk as easily to each other. That’s why everyone uses “WhatsApp” you can freely create WhatsApp groups for keeping up to date with friends, family and interest groups. What’s not readily known is you can do Whatsapp Group Calling up to four people.

To make a group video call from a group:
  1. Go to the group you want to video call.
  2. Tap Group call .
  3. Search for or select the contacts you want to add to the call.
  4. Tap Video Call .
To make a group video call from the CALLS tab:
  1. Go to the CALLS tab.
  2. Tap New call  > New group call .
  3. Search for or select the contacts you want to add to the call.
  4. Tap Video Call .
To make a group video call from an individual chat:
  1. Open the chat with one of the contacts you want to video call.
  2. Tap Video call .
  3. Once the contact accepts the call, tap Add Participant .
  4. Search for or select another contact you want to add to the call. If prompted, tap ADD.
Note:
  • Make sure you and your contacts have strong Internet connections when placing or receiving group video calls. The quality of the video call will depend on the contact with the weakest connection.
  • When you receive a group video call, the incoming WHATSAPP VIDEO CALL screen will show the participants currently on the call, and the first contact listed will be the participant that added you.
  • During a group video call, you have the option to turn your video off by tapping Video off .
  • You can’t remove a contact during a group video call. The contact would need to hang up their phone to disconnect from the call.
  • Group video call history will appear in the CALLS tab. You can tap the call history to view the individual contacts from the call.
  • While it’s possible to be in a group video call with someone you’ve blocked, you can’t add a contact that you’ve blocked to the call or a contact that has blocked you.

 

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