Over the past year, Meta-owned WhatsApp has introduced a number of features that transformed it from a normal messaging app into a multi-feature platform. Alongside enhancing its core functionalities, such as texting and calling, WhatsApp has continually integrated the needs of its users. In the latest WhatsApp beta release, the company yet again indicates its commitment to improvement by increasing the number of users allowed in a group call.
WhatsApp Beta Group Call Key Information
This update was discovered by the popular WhatsApp news source WABetaInfo. According to the information, the upcoming WhatsApp version 188.8.131.52 which is currently a part of Android beta increases the group call user limit to 15 participants, a significant increase from the previous cap of 7 in stable builds.
This enhancement proves especially valuable for those frequently engaged in group calls with participants. Now, when starting a group call, users can easily include up to 15 individuals, and if there are more members in the group, they can be invited to join once the call is underway.
This expanded limit applies to both group voice and video calls, exclusively available to users of the latest WhatsApp Android beta version.
Currently, it is unknown when the App will expand the change to iOS users and stable versions. If you are a beta tester you can check it on your particular device, simply launch WhatsApp and begin a group call. You should be able to add more than 7 people.
WhatsApp is a widely used messaging application that has transformed the way people communicate in the digital era. It was created back in 2009, it gained popularity and currently boasts an impressive user base of over 2 billion people globally.
This cross-platform app enables users to exchange text messages, voice notes, images, videos, and documents, making it an incredible tool for both personal and professional purposes.