Edited by: Bharat Upadhyay
Last updated: February 28, 2023, 9:03 AM IST
Good news from WhatsApp users: the popular instant messaging application from Meta is rolling out a new update to its native Windows app. The instant messaging platform is reportedly releasing the ability to create a link to join a call for some beta testers.
“The team is releasing an improvement for WhatsApp calls by introducing a new feature: call links. Thanks to this feature, anyone can join the conversation by opening the link. It comes in the latest WhatsApp beta for Windows 2.2307.3.0 update on the Microsoft Store,” WABetaInfo, a website that tracks WhatsApp, reported.
According to the report, the new call link option is available in the Calls tab, so you’ll need to open this section of the app to find out if this feature is enabled for your WhatsApp account. To use this feature, you can choose the call type between voice and video.
In addition, you can copy the link so that you can share it with your WhatsApp chats to invite people to quickly join the conversation.
Every time you create a new call link, the URL is always unique, so no one can join your private call without your permission. Thanks to the call link feature, it’s easy to invite people to join a WhatsApp conversation without having to add them to your contacts, the report said.
This feature can be useful for one-off conversations with people you may not know very well, but only with those you’ve shared the link with. In addition, it is a versatile option because it is possible to share the link externally with other people.
The new call link option has been released to beta testers after installing the WhatsApp beta for Windows 2.2307.1.0 update available from the Microsoft Store. If you don’t see this update in the Microsoft Store, keep in mind that it will roll out to more users in the coming days, WABetaInfo said.
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