WhatsApp calling has been activated with the update by of the app some time back but some users are still facing an issue in activating WhatsApp calling option in their Android devices. The Calling feature was activated from the version 2.11.552 and the next version 2.11.561 and now there has been another update by WhatsApp officially which will get the calling facility to your Android device.
Updated: October 2019
The latest WhatsApp version for Android devices is Version 2.19.301 and it comes with all the latest features available like Group Video Calling, Audio calling etc. These are the latest and official files from the company which give the latest features and are WhatsApp small version of the App.
The latest version by WhatsApp is 2.12.7 which was released just today and the process which you followed with the earlier versions of WhatsApp for activating calling option remains the same. You can check out the Step by Step process here: Activate WhatsApp calling in Android device.
Update on 26th March 2015:
There has been an update from WhatsApp recently and the invites for the Calling option have been activated again with the latest version which is WhatsApp 2.12.14 which you can download from their website – WhatsApp 2.12.14 and follow the same steps given below to activate the feature.
The main part of the activation is that you need to get a call on your updated WhatsApp from another user who has the feature already active on their mobile. This latest version might bring the calling feature to all the users of WhatsApp be it Android Jellybean, Android Kitkat, or Android Lollipop. This version of WhatsApp will bring calling feature to devices running on Android 2.1 (Eclair) and later which include the versions mentioned above and this will bring the feature to almost all the Android running devices.
Updated on March 20th 2017: There is a newer version of WhatsApp which comes with support for two steps Verification – WhatsApp Version 2.17.107
Download WhatsApp version 2.12.7 APK File here – Download
Here are the details about the latest version of WhatsApp which will let you activate WhatsApp calling feature on your android devices the installation of the APK file in your device has been explained in the previous post about WhatsApp calling activation.
- File name: com.whatsapp-2.12.7-450354-minAPI7.apk
- Version: 2.12.7 (450354)
- File size: 18.86 MB (19,775,487 bytes)
- Minimum Android version: Android 2.1+ (Eclair, API 7)
- MD5: bc0a04e08a74ce05bca2fd12d09d5f2a
- SHA1: a104d05ce0c91fee29a2bcd9f2f26414c0a0fc63
Please let us know if the latest version has helped in activating the calling feature on your device which will show a calling tab and if you need a call to activate your calling feature do leave your number in the comments section and we will try our best to give you a call and keep your number private.