Telegram finally releases video call feature on the platform with its latest beta update v7.0, public release expected soon
Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging and voice over IP service. Telegram client apps are available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Windows, macOS, and GNU/Linux. Users can send messages and exchange photos, videos, stickers, audio, and files of any type.
Previously we reported that Telegram developers released a new update that allows users to send files up to 2GB, upload profile videos, and much more. Moreover, the messenger services also carry a redesigned music player specifically for Android users.
After millions of request and spams from the popular forums and support page, Telegram has now released the most requested and awaited feature that almost all social media and messenger services have, yes the video call feature has been added to the latest beta update of the app. The lack of video calling and group video calling support on the popular app forced users to rely on other messengers like WhatsApp and Google Duo, hopefully, which has come to an end.
At the start of 2020, the messenger service said that it will bring the video calling support within a year, and yes as said Telegram is now rolling out version 7.0.0 on the beta channel and it brings video calling support, among other things.
As XDA-Developers reported, Telegram’s video calling feature was spotted by @alex193a in Telegram v7.0.0 beta for iOS, Android, and macOS. As this feature comes with the latest beta update it is not available publically. If you want to use this feature you and the other participant need to have Telegram v7.0.0 beta installed on your devices.
The feature is enabled by default! pic.twitter.com/qrp0eqvudw
— Alessandro Paluzzi (@alex193a) August 11, 2020
The interface is straightforward with options to flip between front and rear cams, turn off the video, mute, and hang up. Tapping the window in the bottom right switches between the two participants. While Telegram hasn’t officially announced anything about the video calling feature yet, we can expect that the update will be made public soon.
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