How to Make a WhatsApp Video Call on iPhone (Complete Guide)

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WhatsApp is one of the best apps to connect with family and friends living far from you. Whether you are recently new to WhatsApp on your iPhone and figuring out how to make WhatsApp video calls, this is your one-stop guide to learn everything from making WhatsApp video calls in different ways to scheduling WhatsApp calls and broadcasting your screen during video calls. So, let’s get started! 

WhatsApp Video Call Guide

Here in the article below, we’ll show you different ways to make WhatsApp video calls on an iPhone running the latest iOS version. 

WhatsApp Video Calling? Everything you need to know! 

WhatsApp video call let you do everything. You call a contact saved in your WhatsApp, and you & contact can see the face of each other on your smartphone screen. Just like FaceTime and Skype have been doing for decades. The best part is that WhatsApp Video calls work across Android, desktop, iOS, and macOS, and that’s what makes WhatsApp one of the best Video calling services. If you are concerned about security, then worry not; WhatsApp is more secure and private. 

In addition, WhatsApp video call is entirely free internationally and locally, meaning you can call your beloved living abroad. However, the only requirement for this is an internet connection, so they consume data from your phone’s plan. But if you’re on a wifi network, the carrier won’t charge you anything. Apart from this, you can even schedule a WhatsApp video call with the latest WhatsApp update. Isn’t it great!

How to make WhatsApp Video calls on iPhone

There are two different ways to make WhatsApp video calls on iPhone. We have covered them in the below article. 

Step 1: Access the WhatsApp on your iPhone.
Step 2: Select Calls from the bottom menu.

Launch the whatsapp tap on calls on iPhone

Step 3: Tap on New Call Button at the top right corner of screen.
Step 4: Go through contacts and check the box next contact or contacts you want to make a call.
Step 5: Finally, tap on the Video Call Button. 

Tap new call button select contact in video call on iPhone

Alternatively,

Step 1: Access the WhatsApp on your iPhone.

Step 2: Tap on the Chats, located at the bottom menu of the iPhone screen. 

Step 3: In the list of your chat messages, search and tap the chat of person you’re willing to talk to.

Step 4: Tap on the Video Call Icon at the top right corner of screen.

Launch the whatsapp tap chats select contacts click video call on iPhone

How to make a group video calls on WhatsApp

One of the noteworthy abilities of WhatsApp is that it lets you handle group video calls with up to eight participants at once. You can make group video calls in different ways. Here’s how. 

Step 1: Access the WhatsApp on your iPhone.
Step 2: Tap on Calls from the bottom menu.  
Step 3: Hit the New Call button from the top right corner of Screen.
Step 4: Check the box next to Contacts you want to make a group call. 
Step 5: Finally, select Video Call Icon.

Launch the whatsapp tap new call button select contacts then video call on iPhone

Alternatively,

Step 1: Open the WhatsApp on your iPhone.
Step 2: Hit the Chats Tab from the bottom menu.
Step 3: In the list of messages, tap on the Chat you want to make a video call.
Step 4: Hit on the Video Call icon at the top right corner of screen. The call will start instantly.

Launch the whatsapp tap chats select contacts click video call on iPhone

Step 5: Once the call starts, you can add more contacts(up to eight, including yourself). To do so, swipe up from the bottom of the screen and hit Add People or tap on the Add People Button at the top right corner, then select a person you are willing to add to a group video call.
Step 6: Finally, select + Add To Call option from the bottom.

Scroll the screen tap add people select contacts tap on + add to call on iPhone

How to flip between cameras on WhatsApp Video calls

If you want to switch between the cameras during the WhatsApp video calls, simply tap on the Camera Icon to switch between the front camera to main camera and vice versa. 

How to broadcast during a WhatsApp Video call on iPhone

Step 1: To make a video call, perform the steps mentioned above in the article.

Step 2: Within the video calling screen, tap on the screen to make the options visible. From the menu, select Broadcast Icon. Start Broadcast. As soon as you do so, your iPhone screen will be visible on the receiver’s device. 

Select contacts tap navigate to the video calling screen on iPhone

Step 3: Click on Start Broadcast. As soon as you do so, your iPhone screen will be visible on the receiver’s device. 
Step 4: Once done with it, navigate to the Video Calling screen on your iPhone and select Stop Sharing

Click start broadcast tap on stop broadcast then stop sharing on iPhone

How Pause/Play WhatsApp Video Calls on iPhone

If you want to pause/play the WhatsApp Video calls on your iPhone, then tap on the Video Call Icon to pause and play the video call. 

Click pause button on iPhone

How to Mute & Unmute WhatsApp Video Calls on iPhone

To mute and unmute yourself in the WhatsApp video calls, all you need to do is tap on the Microphone Icon to mute it. And once you are done with it, re-tap on the same Microphone Icon to unmute it. 

The best part is that you can even mute the specific contact in the group WhatsApp video call. For that, tap on the hold the specific profile from your Group WhatsApp Video call screen until you see the options menu. From the menu, select Mute “Contact Name.” However, remember that you won’t be able to unmute the specific contact. He himself can unmute. 

Click mute:unmute on iPhone

How to Make WhatsApp Video Calls With Animated Avatars

Step 1: Access the WhatsApp on your iPhone.

Step 2: Tap on the Chats, located at the bottom menu of the iPhone screen. 

Step 3: In the list of your chat messages, search and tap the chat of person you’re willing to talk.

Step 4: Then tap on the Video Call Icon at the top right corner of screen.

Step 5: When you are on WhatsApp video call, tap and hold on your screen and then select Switch To Avatar.

How to schedule a WhatsApp Video Call on iPhone

Step 1: Access the WhatsApp on your iPhone.
Step 2: Tap on Calls from the bottom menu.
Step 3: From the top, select Create Call Link option.

Launch the whatsapp tap calls click create call link on iPhone

Step 4: Once the pop appears, hit the drop-down next to the Call Type and choose Video.

Step 5: Now, hit Add To Calendar > OK from the prompted menu.

Click call type select video tap on add to calendar on iPhone

Step 6: Configure a call slot and adjust other parameters as per your preferences.
Step 7: Choose Add once you’re done.

Click title,URL,notes tap on add on iPhone

Step 8: Now, access the Calendar App on your iPhone; you will have an overview of the event you have created. 

Launch the calendar app tap date in details on iPhone

Steps to edit or delete scheduled WhatsApp Video calls in Calendar App

Step 1: Access the Calendar App on your iPhone.

Launch the calendar app tap date in details on iPhone

Step 2: Pick the event created for the WhatsApp video call.
Step 3: Make the changes accordingly and tap Done to save changes.

Hit on the scheduled date and time configured for the WhatsApp Call tap done on iPhone

Step 4: If you want to delete the event, choose Delete. From the prompted menu, Are you sure you want to delete this event? Select Delete Event

Click delete event select delete event on iPhone

Final Verdict!

That’s It! This is how you can make WhatsApp video calls on your iPhone. What makes WhatsApp on to go is that it lets you schedule the call and even broadcast your screen during a call. Further, if you have any relatable query, pleaseplease drop it in the comment box below. 

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