WhatsApp's latest update adds support for up to 8 participants on group video call

By Ritik Banga - April 28, 2020
Previously limited to just four users, WhatsApp has doubled its limit to 8 participants in a group video call. The update has been rolled out to iOS users as of now, but an Android update isn't too fa....

With the ongoing lockdown, app developers are working on introducing new features so as to engage the maximum audience. Following this trend, Facebook-owned Whatsapp has just been updated to support up to 8 participants on a group video call. The update has been rolled out to iOS devices as of now.

Apart from this, the new update also includes some visual improvements for the iOS 13 users comprising an updated message action menu. To get this new update, iPhone users can update the WhatsApp application from the App Store.

Once you have successfully updated the WhatsApp application, you can start making group video calls to up to 8 participants. Just find a group with more than 4 members and initiate a group video call to test out this feature. To do so, tap on the call icon on top right just next to the group chat’s name and then a popup will display the names of all the members. From then, you can decide up to 7 participants for either a voice call or a video call. Do note that the new group call feature will only work if other participants have also updated their WhatsApp application.

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