Want to do WhatsApp video call on laptop while using Gmail or any other apps? Yes, you can make a normal video call on your laptop with the person whom with you chat on Whatsapp.
Maybe you noticed on the WhatsApp web that there is no WhatsApp feature for voice calls or video calls. Find out what you can do.
For this, you didn’t need to install any android emulator. Just you need to install the WhatsApp desktop app on your laptop. Which is available for both macOS and windows laptop.
But WhatsApp desktop calling only supported on windows 10 64 bit 1903 or newer and Mac os 10.13 or newer. Also, group calls aren’t supported on desktop WhatsApp at this time. You can only make a single WhatsApp video call.
Initially, this feature was rolled out for some selected users. But now everyone in India can use this feature. It will be very helpful for those users who use the desktop version of Whatsapp every day to work or for personal purposes.
What you need to make or receive calls on the WhatsApp desktop?
A camera or webcams for video calls.
An audio output device and a microphone for both voice and video calls.
An internet connection on your laptop and phone to establish the call.
WhatsApp desktop apps installed on your laptop or computer.
You need to grant WhatsApp permission to access your laptop camera and microphone for video calls.
How to download WhatsApp desktop apps?
If you don’t have a WhatsApp desktop app then you can download the windows 10 64 bit version here and macOS here.
How to do WhatsApp video call on laptop?
First, install and open WhatsApp desktop apps on your laptop.
Now open WhatsApp from your mobile phone and scan the QR code on your computer.
WhatsApp account will open on your laptop.
Choose a contact to open a chat.
Now click on the voice chats or video call icon at the top right corner.
A WhatsApp calls directly placed from your laptop.
FAQ’s on WhatsApp video call on laptop
Below are some frequently asked questions that many people search for answers to. So I added them to this article for my reader.
If you have found any wrong answer or have a better suggestion please comment below. So that I can improve this information better.
Q1. Can I make a video call on WhatsApp Web?
No. you can’t make a video call on the WhatsApp web version. If you want to do a video or voice call then you need the WhatsApp desktop app.
Q2. Can we make a video call through Whatsapp on a laptop without a Facebook account?
Yes, friends! To make a video call on a laptop through WhatsApp you didn’t need a Facebook account. But you must have a WhatsApp account.
Just install and open the WhatsApp desktop app on your laptop and use your WhatsApp mobile app to scan the QR code.
After that, you can use the WhatsApp voice and video calling feature on your laptop. Remember that WhatsApp web doesn’t support the calling features.
Q3. How much MB is WhatsApp on a laptop?
Whatsapp desktop apps size is around 123 MB. Maybe the size will increase after getting a new update or by adding features.
Q4. Can we make video calls through Whatsapp on a laptop by using Opera browser?
You are going to use opera browser which means you will use WhatsApp web. But friends till now WhatsApp doesn’t add the video calling features for WhatsApp web. So you can’t make a video call by using the Opera browser.
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