WhatsApp has been favorite choice of almost all smartphone owners. Why it should not be when it is the top cross platform messaging app which is available for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and even java. The giant was bought by Facebook few years ago and since then, WhatsApp has further improved a lot.
Recently WhatsApp for Windows PC version was released along with Mac one which was downloaded by hundreds of thousands of users.
When audio calling feature was introduced by WhatsApp, it was criticized by lot of telecom companies because it diluted their revenues. However, despite the resistance, this feature was made reality. After its huge success, WhatsApp management decided to try yet another famous feature i.e. Video Calling.
Yes, you have heard it right! WhatsApp introduced video calling feature to compete with likes of Skype, IMO and FaceTime.
Currently only available in beta version of WhatsApp for Android, this video calling feature of WhatsApp is expected to soon made its journey to all platforms. If you have not yet received the WhatsApp video calling update, you can manually install it on your Android smartphone or iPhone. However what about Windows 10 users?
Try WhatsApp Video Calling on your Windows 10 Desktop or Laptop PC
If you are on Windows 10 and eagerly want to try out WhatsApp video calling on your desktop or laptop computer then relax. We are here you help you out with WhatsApp video calling installation on your PC. There are two methods to achieve this and you can opt for any method of your convenience.
Method # 1: Using BlueStacks
The tips below will bring WhatsApp video calling version to your Windows 10 desktop:
- Download Bluestacks and install it on your Windows 10 PC.
- Launch bluestacks and follow on-screen instructions to configure it.
- Open PlayStore and search for WhatsApp.
- Launch it from there and activate your WhatsApp account on this latest version of WhatsApp for Windows 10.
Open the contact you want to make video call to. On top right, you will see video call icon next to audio call one. Tap on it and your camera will be put into action.
Method # 2: Using WhatsApp for Windows
WhatsApp is also offering standalone app for Windows 10, that you can download to video call your friends on WhatsApp.
This is the easiest way to try latest WhatsApp video calling feature on Windows 10 laptop or PC. If you are facing any problem or issues during installation, do share with us so we can help out.
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Muhammad Qasim is a long time contributor at Geekspie.com. Muhammad has years of experience writing about tech, including tutorials to resolve common problems users experience with Windows and Mac computers, iOS and and android devices, and software of all kinds. He can be reached through the contact us form.