How To Use Voice Calling Feature of WhatsApp For Android Users-Latest WhatsApp Version

Hello friends, today I am here to share this fantastic article on how to use Voice Calling Feature of WhatsApp for Android Users with you. Recently WhatsApp messenger service has released its latest version of WhatsApp. You can download and install the latest version of WhatsApp from the link below.

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Free Voice Call

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In this latest version of WhatsApp, it came up with one more extraordinary feature. You may believe or not, you will definitely jump out of your work and dance after knowing it. It is none other than the extreme Voice Calling Feature.

Now the wait is over, remove your hands form the virtual keypad of your phone and add your voice to your messages of WhatsApp. Now every smart Android user can use this free Voice call feature in your Smartphones with those who has already activated this free voice call feature.

WhatsApp messenger services are really surprising for Android users. Recently WhatsApp web version was released and it gives you an experience of using WhatsApp on your PC and now it adds up one more extraordinary feature of Free Voice Calling feature.

As I had mentioned in one of my previous articles, WhatsApp Web version is supported with the recent versions of Google Chrome i.e. Google Chrome36+ or higher. WhatsApp web version is available in Google chrome 36 plus for Android, Windows phone and Black berry users. IOS users can’t have access to this Web version feature due to platform limitations.

Who is Eligible for this Free Voice Call Feature in WhatsApp:

It is in the news that this Voice-call feature of WhatsApp is now available only for the users of latest version of Android Lollipop. If that is the case then you need to upgrade your KitKat to Lollipop. Upgrading to Lollipop will definitely add some new features to your smart device. It is also advisable to upgrade your device as soon as possible as this Lollipop is now available for all devices.

I hope that it also works well with KitKat as well because most of the Android users are now using KitKat version of Android and definitely it will take some time for all to upgrade to Lollipop. whatsApp announced officially that this WhatsApp voice call (VOIP) feature works well for Android KitKat 4.4, Jelly Bean 4.3 and Latest android version Lollipop. But to use this latest voice call feature you should have latest WhatsApp version.

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Upgrade your old version of WhatsApp to enjoy free voice call feature

 Some android versions and Mobile Phone which i checked this WhatsApp voice calling feature:

Note : These are the android phones and Android versions which i checked this whatsApp voice call feature personally. May be other android versions and smartphones may support this superb voice call feature of whatsApp. if you are using other android versions and phones then comment your Android version and phone below comment box I’ll provide answer for your query.

1.  Android KitKat 4.4.2 and kitkat 4.4.4 versions

2. Android Lollipop all versions (5.0,5.0.1,5.0.2 and 5.1)

3. Ginger Bread version 2.3.6

4. Jelly Bean

Android Phones which i checked this WhatsApp voice call feature:

1. MicroMax Convas

2. MicroMax Yu Yureka phone

3. Samsung Galaxy S2 device

4. Sony Xperia Z3

5. Moto G first generation, Moto G second Generation

6. One Plus One device

7. Samsung Galaxy Star Grand 1 and Grand 2.

You may or may not know this fact that even before WhatsApp, this free voice call feature was offered by Hike messenger app for free and now it is the turn of WhatsApp to add this feature to it. As we all know that Hike is not as popular as WhatsApp, so it is definitely a good move to add something new to this highly used instant messaging app.

It is a known fact that WhatsApp will always stands ahead of all of its rivals. So definitely this feature will add up some more to the existing WhatsApp messenger.

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Minimum Requirements to Use WhatsApp Free Voice Calling Feature:

  1. WhatsApp is better compatible with the higher versions of Android operating system (OS), the version of Android should be at least 2.1 or above.
  2. The device should have an Internet Connection.
  3. Bad News for Tablet Users : Tablets doesn’t support this feature.

Steps to Use WhatsApp Free voice call Feature:

As I said that this Voice Calling feature is available only with the latest version of WhatsApp, you need to download and install the latest version of WhatsApp to activate and enjoy the free voice call feature.

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free Voice call feature update to WhatsApp

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To Download and Install the Latest Version of WhatsApp click the link below

Download Latest Version WhatsApp

As it is a routine offer that WhatsApp messenger service fee is free for first one year. After the free trial period, you should buy this service for $ 0.99 USD/year.

Just proceed with the installation part after downloading the latest version of WhatsApp as you did earlier.

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Simple Useful Tips for WhatsApp Upgraded version users:

After upgrading your old version of WhatsApp, find a friend who is already having this latest feature of free voice calling and ask him to call you through this fantastic messaging app’s Call option. You can find this CALL option alongside of CHATS, CONTACTS.

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Voice call update for android users in WhatsApp messenger image

This simple step will activate free voice calling feature of your WhatsApp messenger and allow you to invite other friends on your personal contacts.

WhatsApp messenger app services CEO jan koum anounced this free voice call feature in the last year during the meeting of Mobile world congress.Now awaiting moment is came to us. WhatsApp app company also revealed last few months statistics. It had hit the 700 million active users in the last month and they exchange almost more than 35 billion messages per day.

This VOIP [free voice calling feature] is also offered by WhatsApp rivals like Hike, Skype, Viber, BBM, Line and KakaoTalk. But WhatsApp messener has high density of Users. So it will definitely give very high competition to its rivals.

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  1. Vinit Roy says:

    Will Whatsapp call feature works for jellybean?

    • Raju Ch says:

      Yeah, Free voice call feature also works for jellybean Vinit…

    • Hie I’m using Sony xperia z3compact But I’m not able to make watsaap nor massager call.may you help me with strings or whatever to solve the problem? your help will be highly appreciated.

  2. My mobile got a problem with updating to lollipop, can I get this voice call feature in Kitkat?

  3. Kanthraj says:

    Am having motog with lollipop but its not working for me. Kindly suggest.
    Thanks in advance.

    • I appreciate you for upgrading to lollipop, Kanthraj, you will get it surely, Install any of 2.11.528 or 2.11.531 versions of Whatsapp from Google Play Store and try again. Thanks.

  4. my sony xperia kitkat 4.4..4 is whats app calling is not active ,, i have receiving call ,,, plase help to my problam

    • Hello sandeep, I think you forgot to mention your Version of WhatsApp,Try after installing any of 2.11.528 or 2.11.531 whatsapp versions from Whatsapp official website or Google Play store.

  5. Now I have WhatsApp version2.12.7 but voice features don’t work for me

    • Hello siva, now the official Whatsapp calling feature is available with WhatsApp versions 2.11.528 and 2.11.531, try after installing any of this versions from Google play or official WhatsApp website.

  6. My whatsapp version is 2.12.5
    And android version is 4.1.2
    But i am still notgetting the calling feature

    • Hello Richy, Officially WhatsApp Website Enabled the WhatsApp voice call feature in the versions from 2.11.560 to 2.12.7
      1.Now you can download and install the latest WhatsApp version 2.12.7 from official Website.
      2.Or Go to Google Play store update your WhatsApp version to latest Versions 2.12.5

      If you done the above steps properly and invite your friends, Then you will definitely get WhatsApp Voice call feature.If you face again same problem with these latest Whatsapp Versions 2.11.560 to 2.12.7 Just try again from first step and don’t forget to invite your friends to use this WhatsApp voice calling feature. Thank you…

  7. Hi mate, plz give me solution.
    I tried installing to latest version 2.12.5 and also 2.12.12. Also I asked my friend to call on my whatsapp. But still I didn’t got the featur. My Android version is jelly bean 4.3 Xperia Sp. I Also followed the procedure on moto x 1st generation but disappointed.

    • Hi Saurabh, WhatsApp website officially anounced this whatsapp voice call feature to the versions 2.11.560 to 2.12.7 . WhatsApp voice call also works for your Android Jelly bean 4.3 version Xperia Sp. i didn’t get your actual problem with latest whatsApp versions 2.12.5 and 2.12.12 to enable this WhatsApp VOIP feature saurabh. i think you better to do the same procedure again to activate WhatsApp voice call feature for your both Android version jelly bean 4.3 Xperia and Moto X first generation…Thank you…

  8. I m using the whatsapp version 2.11.543 on my android kitkat 4.4.2 I just want to ask u that does this version of whatsapp would support voice calling feature., if yes what is the process…

    • WhatsApp voice call feature works very well with Android KitKat 4.4.2 Goutam. First Download and install latest whatsApp version any of 2.11.560 to 2.12.7 versions from official website or Google play store. After that ask a friend to call you back. Make sure that your friend must have already enabled this WhatsApp voice call feature.

  9. shreyash says:

    Will it work on Gingerbread android version 2.3.6…!

    • Hello Mr.shreyash, More number of users are asking about Phones and versions which supports WhatsApp voice feature.Here i want to mention all the versions which i checked this Whatsapp voice call feature.

      Note : Personally i checked for this Phones and android versions,some other versions and phones may support..Note this..
      i).WhatsApp voice calling feature works will for this below android versions :
      1. Android Kitkat 4.4.4 version
      2. Android KitKat 4.4.2 version
      3.Android Lollipop 5.0, 5.0.1 and lollipop 5.1
      4.Jelly bean version
      5.Android Ginger Bread( Your Gingerbread 2.3.6 version also supports Shreyash)
      ii).I checked Below Android phones support this whatsApp voice call feature:
      1. One Plus One phone
      2.Micromax Yu Yureka smartphone
      3.Samsung Galaxy S2 android device
      4.Samsung galaxy star,Grand1 and Grand 2
      5.Moto G 1st genaration and second generation
      6.Sony xperia Z3 compact
      7.Micro Max Canvas.
      Before that you have to download and install the latest whatsApp versions in the range (2.11.561 to 2.12.7) from plays-store or Official website…

  10. ggsudhakar says:

    moto e mobile whatsapp working version teel me sir

    • As i already told you first Download and install the latest whatsApp version from WhatsApp official website or Google play store for your Moto E phone. Those whatsApp versions should be in the range 2.11.561 to 2.12.7. After that ask a friend to call you back to enable whatsApp voice calling feature in your Moto E. Make sure that your friend already activated this WhatsApp voice call feature. your Friend can use either Android phone or iPhone/iOS phone.

  11. YOGESH PATEL says:

    Hi i have moto g 1st gen Lolipop 5.0.1
    And latest whatsapp 2.12.5 version and make invite call several times but i cant activate whatsapp calling features……

    • hello Yogesh, Most of the users of Moto G, Moto E and Moto X first generation and second generation are already using WhatsApp Voice calling feature, you can better try after clearing the cache of your WhatsApp, I hope that it will surely works for your Motorola Moto G.

  12. hi..m running watsapp version 2.12.12 on my lg optimus version is 4.1.2 bt m not able to activate watsapp calling feature..suggest solution plz

    • Raju Ch says:

      Hello, Chinmay WhatsApp voice call definitely works on WhatsApp version 2.12.2 on your lg optimum l9. Your android version 4.1.2 is also ok. We recommend you to Clear lg optimum l9 whole cache and Do it again. You may get it. Don’t forget to ask a friend to call you back make sure that your friend must have Enable this WhatsApp voice call feature.

  13. susmi sarkar says:

    whatsapp call enabled version not working in my ginger bread 2.3.6.whenever i try to install it it shows app not installed.what to do 🙁

  14. I’m using Jelly bean on Samsung s2. Can’t hear anything when call comes in. The phone only rings and the other person gets unanswered call, even if I have answered. I get message saying “your modem is not allowing WA calls” when other phones on same wifi modem can make and receive calls.
    Please help.

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