WhatsApp To Extend Group Calls With More Than 4 Users.
WhatsApp messaging application to extend its limit of users who can participate in a group call at a time which is currently 4.
The specialized portal WABetaInfo has detected this new function in the code of the latest betas of the mobile application iOS (188.8.131.52) and Android (2.20.128); and has assured that “it is a decision already made”.
You'll be able to get in touch with your family and friends better, thanks to the new group call limit, available within the next weeks.
This is the best decision taken by @WhatsApp: we can stay safe at home, but we can meet virtually more people we love though WhatsApp 💚. #RT https://t.co/M0DsObrTmS
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) April 16, 2020
Since WhatsApp introduced group calls; being video or Audio, number of participants has been up to maximum of 4 users.
This sudden rise in the number of participants in group calls is due to the current Coronavirus pandemic; Although, the actual limit is not yet specified.
For now, the new feature is not yet part of the current stable version of WhatsApp, the beta code of applications understands that it will come in the next update of both iOS and Android versions.
Likewise the messaging application has incorporated into its latest betas a new notice in its call panel. It reminds users that they are also end-to-end encrypted, just like in messaging.
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