Would you like to start a video call via WhatsApp Web or take part in one? We explain to you whether and how this works..
WhatsApp Web is the browser version of the Instant Messenger. There is also the WhatsApp Desktop desktop app. Since March 2021, you have also been able to make video calls with it - unfortunately this has not yet been possible with WhatsApp Web. Read this article to learn more about video calling in the desktop app.
You have been able to make video calls on your smartphone for a long time using the mobile app from the WhatsApp messenger service . The function was only introduced in the desktop version at the beginning of 2021. Requirements for video calls on the computer via WhatsApp desktop: You need at least 64-bit version 1903 on Windows 10 and at least version 10.13 of the desktop app on macOS. Your device must also have an internet connection, a camera and a microphone. Group calls are now not possible in the desktop version (mid-April 2021), nor are video calls in the WhatsApp Web browser version. Here you can download WhatsApp Desktop.
Follow these step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide ..
When you get a video call on WhatsApp desktop, you have three options:
WhatsApp Desktop also allows you to make ordinary voice calls. Meanwhile, you can switch to the video call. To do this, ask the person you are talking to, who must agree to the change.
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