Windows Phone users had to wait several months. But now it is finally there! The WhatsApp Calling update voor WP. Android and iOS are already able to make free calls for a few months. Till now, Windows Phone users only had the option to send text messages, photo’s, video’s, locations and voice messages. The update, that allows for example Nokia Lumia users to make free phone calls, was introduced last Wednesday. Windows Phone users can download and install the App from the Windows Phone Store.
To be honest, the update was not a big surprise. Last month, WhatsApp already released a beta version for Windows Phone. It was already possible to make phone calls with this beta version. These beta versions or test versions are typically introduced to a small group of users. Once they found the main issues, they usually introduce the update to the general public.
Is WhatsApp calling for Windows Phone free?
WhatsApp Calling for Windows Phone works very smooth and easy. Moreover, it is completely free to use if you use a WiFi connection. Users can easily open a chat with a random contact and tap on the phone icon. In the tab “recent” you can find your personal calling history. This way, you can easily find and call your favorite WhatsApp contacts.
Windows Phone is now the fourth operating system that enables users to make WhatsApp calls. WhatsApp started early this with with an update for Android users and Blackberry 10 users. Several months later, they released the calling update for iOS users. With the update for Windows Phone, all major operating systems have the possibility to make WhatsApp calls. Do you need more information about WhatsApp Calling and the potential costs? You can check out our latest posts about this subject. Read Costs WhatsApp Calling for more information about the costs of this feature. On this page you can also find experiences of other users.