The social distance that marked this 2020 is attributed, in part, to technology. That’s why WhatsApp Launched a new way video calls From PC, another way to get people closer. This new desktop feature is gradually being enabled worldwide.
For four years we have been accustomed to live with video calls, the ceremony officially came out on WhatsApp in 2016. Later, the messaging app enabled the option for group calls. The only limitation they had was that they could only do it from the mobile application.
This 2020, strongly marked by an epidemic, is ending with a new function for the WhatsApp Web version and computers (PC and Mac): calls from the WhatsApp Web. Now the release is official, but it is not enabled for all users, it is running slowly.
Whatsapp web video call
This feature was enabled as a beta test and is gradually appearing on some users’ screens. To know if you are one of the lucky ones, you just have to use WhatsApp web and see if the call and video call symbols appear on the top bar. They will be right next to the search icon, which will be shaped like a magnifying glass.
Like the rest of WhatsApp, these calls and video calls work with the app on your phone. Communication may be compromised if your smartphone’s battery is low or turned off.
When a call or video call occurs “a separate window will be presented where you can accept or reject the incoming call”, details on the web “WABetainfo“Who had the opportunity to reach the ceremony. According to this portal, the slowness with which these tasks are being implemented is considered beta.