Jio Phone has obtained the WhatsApp voice call update lastly. The feature can also be rolling out to other KaiOS-based feature phones the world over. The WhatsApp voice call feature works on VoIP (voice over web protocol) expertise and requires customers to have an lively Wi-Fi cellular information connectivity for the calls to undergo. Jio Phone and other KaiOS feature cellphone customers must update WhatsApp to the most recent V2.2110.41 model to get the WhatsApp voice calling feature. Once enabled, customers could make WhatsApp voice calls from Options > Voice Calls on any chat thread. Additionally, customers can even attend WhatsApp voice calls on their feature phones similar to regular calls however as mentioned, it ought to be related to both WI-Fi or mobile web to obtain calls through the moment messaging app.
Matt Idema, COO of WhatsApp, in a press release, mentioned: “Bringing WhatsApp voice calls to KaiOS-enabled gadgets helps us join the world privately by means of a service that’s easy, dependable, and accessible to everybody – it doesn’t matter what type of cellular system they’re utilizing.“
“Together with WhatsApp, we are taking another significant step towards the goal to make essential, useful services accessible for everyone, including underserved communities, seniors looking for simple devices, and those using KaiOS devices as a companion phone. Now with the voice calling feature, users can easily place a call anytime anywhere in a cost-effective way,” mentioned Sebastien Codeville, CEO of KaiOS Technologies.
WhatsApp was made obtainable to the KaiOS working system again in September 2018. It even claimed the crown of being the highest KaiOS non-system app with the best month-to-month lively customers worldwide. For common smartphones, WhatsApp had launched its voice calling feature on smartphones again in February 2015. However, the feature was added to the desktop app for Windows and Mac solely in March this yr.