Icons for WhatsApp Voice Calls discovered

Back in September, a leaked pop-up menu confirmed that Voice Calling would be coming to WhatsApp. The menu is apparently for iPhone users who failed to give permission to the WhatsApp messaging app, to use the microphone on the phone. The leaked message even specifically mentions Voice Calls. Now, one of our loyal PhoneArena readers has discovered a treasure trove of icons, all related to making phone calls over the messaging app.

Earlier this year, Facebook purchased WhatsApp for the mind numbing total of $21 billion. Now, Facebook is left with the task of monetizing its purchase. It isn't clear if allowing subscribers to make voice calls is part of this plan, although charging users for calls to non-members could be one way to bring in revenue.

Meanwhile, our source was checking out the WhatsApp apk version 2.11.426 "in the folder drawable-hdpi-v11 & v4" when he came across the icons that you will find accompanying this article. The icons don't talk, but if they did, they would certainly scream out that Voice Calls are coming to WhatsApp soon.

Thanks for the tip, Yossi!

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6 Comments

1. AlikMalix unregistered

Did they make enough icons for everyone who uses watsapp? How many icons were there?

2. Phonedingo

Posts: 399; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

I soooo don't want this to happen.

3. certifiedwomanizer

Posts: 16; Member since: Aug 25, 2013

Scumbag Whatsapp: Has phone symbol in its logo, yet still cannot make a call until now...

4. Dee79

Posts: 307; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

I never understand why people choose whatsapp over bbm. Why u would want peoplea phone number just to chat to them when u get have a pin to chat and why would u want everyone to have ur phone number. With bbm u take there pin or they take urs which means u can add anyone u want without them havin ur actual phone number. Just how messengers were built in the first place.

5. irbaaz

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

I like your post....

6. Mohammad_Abu-Shukur

Posts: 25; Member since: Nov 08, 2013

whatsapp is available on more devices than bbm thats y people like it more

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