WhatsApp voice calls are now available for Jio Phone and other KaiOS-based feature phone users around the world. This new feature works on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology and requires active Wi-Fi or mobile data connectivity for the user to make WhatsApp calls. The Facebook-owned company said on Tuesday that voice calling through WhatsApp is now available to millions of smart feature phone users globally. WhatsApp for Jio Phone was launched in 2018, however it debuted on other feature phones based on KaiOS in 2019.

To get voice calling facility, users have to Jio Phone And on other KaiOS devices, WhatsApp version 2.2110.41 will have to be downloaded. Once activated, users can make WhatsApp calls in any of their chat threads by going to Options > Voice call. On other feature phones including Jio Phone, users can also attend WhatsApp voice calls like they attend other calls. However, it is important to note that the phone needs to have a Wi-Fi or cellular internet connection for calling through the instant messaging app.

Matt Idema, COO of WhatsApp, said in a statement, “Bringing WhatsApp Voice Calls to KaiOS enabled devices helps us connect with the world privately through a service that is simple, reliable and accessible to all – Whatever kind of mobile device they are using.”
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WhatsApp comes preloaded on most KaiOS phones since its release. This app is claimed to be the top KaiOS non-system app with highest monthly active users worldwide. However, WhatsApp has not revealed any official numbers to support the claim.

Sebastian Codville, CEO of KaiOS Technologies, said, “With WhatsApp, we are taking another important step towards the goal of making essential, useful services accessible to all, including under-served communities, seniors seeking simple devices. People and people using KaiOS devices as companion phones. Now with the voice calling feature, users can easily make calls anytime, anywhere in an affordable way.”

WhatsApp introduced its voice calling feature on smartphones in February 2015. Although WhatsApp for desktop users in March this year Only got the ability to make WhatsApp voice calls through Windows and Mac apps.

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