WhatsApp has rolled out a much-awaited feature today- video and voice calling from the desktop. Yes, now you can make WhatsApp calls from your Windows PC or Mac. This includes both voice and video calls. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, more and more people are working or studying from home, and in such a scenario, WhatsApp calling from PC will surely be helpful for many. In this article, we will tell how you can make WhatsApp calls from your PC. Read on!
Make WhatsApp Calls From PC
The feature is available for the WhatsApp desktop app only and not for the WhatsApp web which you open on your browser. So, you will need to download the desktop app first.
Download WhatsApp Desktop App
In order to make video or voice calls from your PC, you will need to download WhatsApp’s desktop app on your laptop or desktop. It is available for the app Version 2.2106.10.
There are two ways to download the WhatsApp desktop app on your system:
i) Go to web.whatsapp.com, log in with your phone by scanning the QR code. After that, you will see “WhatsApp is available for Windows”, tap on “Get it here” to download the app.
ii) Alternatively, you can go to whatsapp.com and from the homepage, click on the “Mac or Windows PC” button to download it.
Make WhatsApp Calls From Your PC
After downloading, install the desktop app on your PC. Now login to this app just like you do on WhatsApp web by scanning the QR code. After that follow these steps:
1. Open the WhatsApp desktop app on your PC.
2. Head to any contact’s chat whom you want to call.
3. On that chat page, you will now see voice and video calling buttons in the above bar just like you see on your phone.
4. Click the respective button to make a video or voice call from your PC.
Receive WhatsApp Call From Your PC
When someone calls you on WhatsApp, you can also receive calls from your PC. For this, you should be logged-in on the desktop app.
1. When you receive a call, you will see the same screen as you see on phone.
2. Click on the green “Accept” button, and the call will be received. You can also decline the call by clicking on the red “Decline” button.
Moreover, you can also choose to switch the camera, or microphone once you are in an active call, by clicking on the three dots menu.
Note: The WhatsApp calling feature from PC is currently available only for individual chats and you cannot make group calls from your PC.
So, this is how you can make WhatsApp calls from a PC. For more such tips and tricks, stay tuned!
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