New Delhi. WhatsApp announced a variety of features last week. One of the key features on that list was the expansion of the voice calling feature. WhatsApp will now support 32 participants in voice calls. This is a huge jump from just 8 participants earlier. WhatsApp last raised the limit for group voice and video calling to 8 during the peak of the pandemic. Support of 32 people will be available on voice call only. Also Read – How To Use Banking Features On WhatsApp Using Airtel Payments Bank
The rollout is happening on Google Android and Apple iOS. WhatsApp has updated the app’s FAQ on WhatsApp with a new limit. The new FAQ section claims that “Group calling allows up to 32 participants to make voice calls with each other using WhatsApp for free. Apple users can also use the new call limit. The listing on the App Store shows that the new update brings support for 32 participants. Also read- WhatsApp working on subscription service for businesses
“Group voice calls now support up to 32 participants, and include an updated interface with a social audio layout, speaker highlights, and waveforms,” the App Store listing said. Also Read – WhatsApp is bringing polls to group chats: Here’s how it will work
How will this work?
When you receive a group voice call, the Incoming WhatsApp group voice call screen will show the participants currently on the call, and the first contact listed will be the participant who added you. The group voice call history will appear in the ‘Calls’ tab. You can tap Call History to view individual participants from the call. You can also join missed calls if they are still ongoing.