Zoom, Houseparty, and Duo should be afraid for now. So now the world’s most popular chat service WhatsApp is expanding its group call limit four to eight people.
As the first reported by the whatsapp beta developers WABetaInfo, the company is rolling out this feature in its beta versions of iOS(126.96.36.199) and Android(2.20.135) across the world wide.
📞 WhatsApp is rolling out the new limit of participants in groups calls, for iOS and Android beta users!https://t.co/bKmyR7HQg1
The new limit is: 8 participants in group calls!
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) April 21, 2020
For comparison, Houseparty has been allows 8 participants and Google Duo allows upto 12 participants in a group call. However, it’s easier for 2 billion WhatsApp users to take advantage of this new feature to connect with friends and family with upto eight members.
It’s not clear at the moment when this feature will land on the stable version for everyone. But we’ve asked WhatsApp for more details further, and we’ll update the story if we hear back soon.
WA Beta Tester Program :
Just like any other app, WhatsApp now also releases updates after developers and WhatsApp beta testers will try out the changes in the beta version. Once the updates are tested and made bug-free, an update is rolled out for public use. To many who wonder how to become a beta tester on WhatsApp and participate in testing the updates and helping in the development can join it.
If you don’t intrested to join beta or beta was full to join, then don’t worry just download and install the WhatsappBeta V.2.20.135 over here.