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WhatsApp calling comes to Android, but you'll need a friend to help you enable it

By Shawn Knight
Feb 20, 2015
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  1. WhatsApp's coveted calling feature is finally ready for primetime. After rolling out to a select few users earlier this month, the feature appears to be ready for users worldwide - but there's apparently a clever trick you need to use to enable it.
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  2. The 'passing on' feature has been shut. Those people who had this feature aren't able to pass it on to others now. But they can call others and talk.
     
  3. Wowzers I'm still on version 2.11.505
     
  4. I wonder why it took so long for WhatsApp to roll out its calling feature when you consider the fact that its competitors (e.g. BBM, Viber, Skype, Tango etc.) had this features for ages.
     
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  5. MannerMauler

    MannerMauler TS Booster Posts: 99   +18

    My guess is that they set so only an X amount of people could "pass, pass, pass it on!"*

    *fraggle rock ref.
     
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  6. Hexic

    Hexic TS Addict Posts: 283   +132

    Fraggle Rock... *memories*...
     
  7. arpit

    arpit TS Rookie

    How to activate
     
  8. infiltrator

    infiltrator TS Booster Posts: 141   +21

    That's an interesting feature, however, none of my friends that use this app has the feature enabled on their phone.
     

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