How to Join Group Video Calls On WhatsApp

Join an incoming group video call You will receive a notification when someone invites you to join a group video call.

To do so, here’s how to join a group video call, quoted from the official WhatsApp page:

  • If you can’t join, tap Ignore. To open the call info screen, tap Join.
  • From the call info screen, you can review the list of call participants and other invitees.
  • Tap Join to join the call.
  • While on a call, tap Open to open the call info screen.
  • Tap Add participant to add more contacts to the call.
  • Tap CALL to send a notification to the user you’ve invited.

However, it is not uncommon for us to often miss group video calls for one reason or another.

How to Join Group Video Calls On WhatsApp

Here’s how to join a missed group video call:

  • Open WhatsApp and then tap on the Calls tab.
  • If the call is still in progress, you can tap it to join. This will open the call info screen.
  • From the call menu, tap Join.

What you need to know about making a group video call:

  • Only eight participants can actively make calls at any one time.
  • Make sure you and your contacts use a strong Internet connection when making or receiving group video calls. Video call quality will depend on the contact with the weakest connection.
  • During a group video call, you have the option to turn off the video by tapping Turn off video.
  • You cannot remove contacts while a group video call is in progress. The contact must hang up to end the call.
  • While it’s possible to be in a group video call with someone you’ve blocked, you can’t add blocked contacts or who have blocked you to the call.

Video calling is only available on Android phones running OS 4.1 or later.

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