WhatsApp is at long last including one of its most-asked for features.

The chat application will soon bolster free video calling, the organization reported Monday. The feature, set to touch base “in the coming days,” permits WhatsApp users to hold coordinated video calls, notwithstanding voice calls and content talks.

Once the feature is live, video calling will be situated in an indistinguishable place from voice calls, under the telephone symbol in one-on-one talks.


The application won’t care group video calls, at any rate until further notice, so those searching for an approach to speak with numerous individuals should stay with Skype or another application.


In an announcement, Whats App said video calling had for some time been among the application’s most-asked for features. It didn’t expand on why it took so long to include the component, yet alluded to the specialized difficulties around executing video bringing in spots where individuals utilize more seasoned gadgets or have slower associations.


“We need to make these features accessible to everybody, not only the individuals who can bear the cost of the most costly new phones or live in nations with the best cell organizes,” the organization said in a blog entry.


That WhatsApp’s video calling is improved for individuals in these business sectors will make redesign will be especially impact in nations like India and Brazil, where a great many individuals depend on the Facebook-possessed messaging application for day by day correspondence.