Millions of WhatsApp users have been notified of a huge update that will change phone calls forever

WHATSAPP is changing the way you make calls tremendously.

Voice calling has been available in the app for years – but the feature is being tweaked.

Creating video call links is now possible in WhatsApp beta


Creating video call links is now possible in WhatsApp betaPhoto credit: WhatsApp / WABetaInfo

The company is now testing a new update that will allow you to create links to join a call.

This allows WhatsApp to compete with “meeting” apps like Google Meet or Zoom.

You can schedule a call at a specific time in the future instead of setting it up right now.

The change was discovered by the technical investigators at WABetaInfo who found evidence of this in the beta test version of WhatsApp.

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“If you want to check if you have this feature enabled for your account, just check the ‘Calls’ tab if you see a new option called ‘Create a call link’: If you see that option, you’re already set to creating one.” sharable links for start calls!

You can choose to make the call via video or voice.

And it will automatically turn into a group call if more than two people join.

As always, remember to only share call links with people you trust: your phone number will be visible.

Unfortunately, the feature is currently only available in beta – so you’ll need to sign up to try it out.

But it will eventually be rolled out for the general release version of the app at an unknown date.

If you want to try the latest WhatsApp features, follow our guide below to join the beta.

How to get WhatsApp beta

To download WhatsApp Beta for your smartphone, you need to go to Google Play on your smartphone Android and search for whatsapp.

Scroll down the page until you see “Become a Beta Tester”.

Tap the “I’m in” button, then tap “Join” to confirm.

Now all you have to do is wait for the update to the beta version of the app.

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Join the WhatsApp beta iOS is more difficult and has a limited capacity.

Follow Apple’s instructions here.

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