Following a day, WhatsApp started rolling out video calling feature for its Android users in Beta form, another popular instant messaging site ‘Hike’ joined the same legacy and announced New Video Calling Feature for its Messenger App. Yesterday, Hike publicised the details of adding new video calling feature to its messaging app and reported it to be in the testing period for now.
As per the statement was given by the official of Hike Messenger, the cross-platform instant messaging company has started rolling out the new video calling feature on Beta Testing Form in September, and the feature, for now, has been testing with a select group of registered users. After the successful ending of the testing period, Hike will launch the video calling feature for its entire user base, including Android and iOS.
The video calling feature on Hike Messenger is integrated into the video dialer and with a single tap into the chat threads; one can start the video chat. According to the official source of Hike, the new video calling feature is enriched with high technology and superior network connectivity and has been designed to work flawlessly under several network conditions. As said by Hike, the feature will work on all networks including 2G, 3G, and 4G networks. Identical to the Google Duo video caller app, Hike video calling feature will also facilitate the callers with a live preview of the call image before answering the call. However, for now, the new feature is in Beta form and is exclusive to the Android users only and the iOS users are expected to get the new update soon.
While announcing the new feature of Hike Messenger, Kavin Bharti Mittal, founder, and CEO of Hike addressed to the media, as the technology is growing and so the expectations of the users, launching a video calling feature was an obvious step. As the Beta testing program is almost done, we are quite excited to introduce the new spec in the market and to the entire user base of Hike Messenger. Since past couple of months, the feature was being tested in Beta version on Android platform and the outcomes are really optimistic. Soon, we will start rolling out of this new video call facility for every of the Hike user.
How to update for Video Calling Feature on Hike Messenger???
- If you are a non-Hike user, then first download Hike Messenger, and check for updates.
- Go to the contact bar and tap on the chat thread of a buddy you want to talk with
- Now click on the call button located on the top-right corner of the screen and select the video call option from the two options of Voice or Video call
- Start calling and enjoy free video chat on Hike Messenger.