How To Activate WhatsApp Calling On iOS
One of the most highly recognized names in arena of instant messaging, and now VoIP calling is WhatsApp. The app, which originally offered message and picture sharing services, has recently commenced providing VoIP call features, getting the instant popularity among Android users who were the first to receive the mentioned service.
Just recently, WhatsApp has started offering calling feature for iOS devices. To this effect, a ‘Call’ button is visible in the iOS app but users have to activate the aforesaid feature themselves. Don’t you worry!
Read through the guide, follow the steps and enjoy VoIP calling on your iPhone.
Step 1: Install the latest WhatsApp beta.
Step 2: You know it: your iPhone has to be jailbroken. Here is one bad news for devices running on the latest iOS 8.2 as they are not jailbreakable. However, iOS 8.2 beta 2 running devices can be jailbroken using TaiG.
Step 3: After jailbreaking, download and install the latest beta version of WhatsApp from Cydia.
Step 4: Contact a friend or kinship who has already Voice calling feature activated to make them call on your WhatsApp number. As you will receive the call, the feature will be enabled on your iPhone.
Update: Now you can use the VoIP feature on official version of WhatsApp for iPhone, as the update has been added to App Store. Some of the users might be in the waiting list, but it can be confirmed that iPhone users are now able to make calls using WhatsApp.
Abubaker Zahoor writes on diverse topics with special interest in innovations, tech-ethics, and inter-and intra- organizational business relationships.