WhatsApp brings Voice Calling to Windows Phone

WhatsApp Voice Calling on Windows Phone 8.1

After not much wait, the team at WhatsApp has finally brought the Voice Calling feature to Windows Phone today via an update. The update 18 MB in size and numbered adds the said voice calling ability.

WhatsApp first rolled out its Voice calling feature officially on Android (Mar end) followed with iOS (Apr end) and now Windows Phone is getting it.

Heres the change-log of todays update

  • WhatsApp Calling: Call your friends and family using WhatsApp for free, even if they’re in another country. WhatsApp calls use your phone’s Internet connection rather than your cellular plan’s voice minutes. Data charges may apply. Available on Windows Phone 8+.
  • You can now send audio files (available on Windows Phone 8.1+).

The other not mentioned added feature being ability to turn-off read receipts and ability to save the received audio files. The saved audio files get added to the picture folder of WhatsApp which can be accessed via the Files app from Microsoft.


Grab the WhatsApp update from Windows Phone Store below

Type Free
Size 18 MB
Works with WP8.1 (512MB RAM supported)
Publisher WhatsApp Inc.

Whatsapp for Windows Phone