About desktop calling

Web and Desktop
Desktop calling lets you call your contacts using WhatsApp Desktop for free, even if they’re in another country. Desktop calling uses your internet connection.
Desktop calling is supported on:
  • Windows 10 64-bit version 1903 and newer
To make or receive calls on WhatsApp Desktop, you’ll need:
  • An active internet connection on your computer.
  • An audio output device and microphone connected to your computer for voice and video calls.
  • A camera for video calls.
  • To grant WhatsApp permission to access your computer’s microphone and camera. WhatsApp needs access to your computer's microphone for calls and camera for video calls.
  • Calling isn't supported on WhatsApp Web. To make WhatsApp calls on your computer, you'll need to download WhatsApp for Windows or WhatsApp for Mac. Learn how in this article.
  • If you’ve chosen to silence calls from unknown callers, they’ll be silenced on WhatsApp Desktop too.
  • Use a headset for the best audio. Using a separate external microphone and speaker devices might cause echo.

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