Now you can add more than four participants in a group call. The latest beta version of WhatsApp allows up to 8 participants in a group call. WhatsApp Introduces 8 Participants Group Call.
WhatsApp Introduces 8 Participants Group Call – Testing Of WhatsApp Beta:
The Facebook-owned company was spotted to test this feature. This feature will be rolled out very soon. The feature is available only on beta versions only. After testing, the company will add the same to stable versions of iOS and Android. It is said that WhatsApp Android Beta version 2.20.132 and iOS beta app version 126.96.36.199 will offer the feature.
With this new feature, WhatsApp is taking on Zoom and Google Meet.
WhatsApp Taking On Google Meet And Zoom:
WhatsApp rolled out Voice call/ Video call in the year 2018. It used to support participants up to 4. Now, on the latest beta update of WhatsApp, it is seen that we can now add up to 8 participants in a group voice call/ video call.
During the lockdown period in India and several other countries, a lot of citizens are working from home due to which the usage of apps like Zoom and Google Meet saw a major spike.
WhatsApp Rival Platforms:
Now WhatsApp is all set to take on with its rival platforms like Zoom or Google MeeAs noted, Android users running WhatsApp Beta version 2.20.132 will be able to use the new feature, whereas iOS users should be on the beta version- 188.8.131.52.
We have checked for the feature’s availability on our Redmi K20 Pro running the latest beta version of WhatsApp (2.20.133), but the feature isn’t available yet. However, WABetaInfo says the feature will be available to all the beta users with the latest version as WhatsApp is rolling it out gradually. You can reinstall WhatsApp to get the feature right away.