Another day, another new feature launched on X (formerly Twitter). A lot is going on in Twitter headquarters as Musk decides to make changes on the platform. With so many new changes on the platform, it can be quite difficult to keep up with new features. The recent news is that Musk is introducing a Twitter video and audio call feature. To learn about X introduces audio and video calls on the platform and everything about the feature, go through this blog thoroughly.
With audio and video calls, users on X will be able to make and receive calls on the platform. It is to be noted that Musk has time and again teased the feature, and now the platform has decided to roll it out for users. So far, users are having mixed reactions to the feature, and only time will tell whether the feature is a hit or a miss.
So, without further ado, let’s dig in to learn about X introduces audio and video calls, and when the feature will be rolled out.
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X Introduces Audio and Video Calls: New Feature Alert!
Much to the delight of users, Twitter is all set to have audio and video call features on the platform. Many users have reported being greeted with “Audio and video calls are here!” on the screen when they open the Twitter app.
It is to be noted that, as of now, only X Premium (Twitter Blue) users on iOS. Only iOS users can use the audio and video call features on the platform. However, according to Musk, the social media giant is soon planning to launch it for Android devices as well.
A statement by X said, “We’re launching a new means of communication on X, Audio and Video Calling. Audio and Video calling is now available on iOS and will soon be available on Android.”
According to Musk, there is currently the early version of audio and video calls on the platform. He further added that the incorporation of audio and video calls to the platform as a part of his goals to make it the “everything app.”
It is also to be noted that in case you use Twitter for free, you will be able to get calls. It depends on your Direct Messaging settings; you will be able to decide who can call you on the platform. By default, you can get calls from people you follow or have in your address book. In order to make a call, both users must have sent Direct Messages to each other at least once.
How to Start a Call on X?
Now that we have understood what the call feature on X is, it is time to dig in and learn about the ways to start a call on X. In the below-mentioned guide, I have explained the step-by-step process of starting a call on X.
- Launch the Twitter app on your device.
- Head to your direct messages.
- Choose a chat you already have or begin a new one.
- Tap the phone symbol.
- Now you have to decide between the Audio call or Video call by tapping the right icons.
- The user who you call will get a notification, and if they do not answer, they will receive a notification on it.
The feature was first announced in August by Musk when he said that X would be getting voice and video calls. It is to be noted that the feature will work on iPhones, Android phones, Mac computers, and regular PCs. And it s a measure to turn X into a multi-purpose app. A user won’t need a phone in order to make calls on Twitter.
Twitter is known for its quick updates and user-friendly interface. Every few weeks, Twitter releases new features to keep up with the needs of its audience. In the recent news, Musk is all set to introduce a Twitter Video and audio call feature. I hope this article solves all your doubts about video calls on the X platform.
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Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can I use Twitter to call?
Yes, a user can now use Twitter to make audio and video calls on the platform.
2. Can I make a call on Twitter on an Android device?
As of now, the Twitter audio and video calls feature is available on only X Premium (Twitter Blue) users on iOS. You can not use the feature on Android.