The latest version of WhatsApp has increased the numbers of members in a video call up to 8. This version of WhatsApp or the Facebook-owned firm is set to increase the limits for audio and video group calling to allow more participants.
According to digging by the WhatsApp experts, the latest v2.2.128 build drops major that we’ll see increased limits for video and audio calling in a future build. This comes at a perfect time for the 2 billion monthly users of the messaging platform, as the COVID-19 has seen many nations essentially lockdown and come to a standstill in a bid to curb the spread of the illness.
[Update 04/30] The increased caller limit has now officially been confirmed as rolling out for stable WhatsApp builds on Android and iOS. If you have the messenger installed on your device, you can now initiate a caller with up to 8 participants with full end-to-end encryption. This doubles the previous 4 person limit, making it much easier to stay in touch with more than just your immediate friends and family during this difficult isolation period.
It’s worth noting that everyone will need the latest WhatsApp app update to join these larger group calls. Now might be the time to go and check if you have an app update available on the Google Play store !!!
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