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Messaging on X, the old Twitter, has been around for a long time. However, compared to what other platforms offer, such as WhatsApp, iMessage, or even Telegram, the messaging of this social network is very incomplete. But little by little, X is catching up. For example, it now offers audio and video calling functionality on iOS and Android, a basic functionality that did not exist a year ago.
As a reminder, the audio and video calls arrived on X's messaging service in October. And this week, the deployment of this feature is completed with its gradual arrival among users of the Android application.
Audio and video calls are now available on X.
Go to Play store and update your X app if you're an android user. pic.twitter.com/qduOYlxxMf
— Aliyyu Abubakar Gimba (@AliyyuGimba) January 19, 2024
If X calls are already available in your home, you will see, in the settings, a new option to activate or deactivate this new feature. And you also have the possibility to choose who can contact you: there are checkboxes for people who are in your contacts, people you follow, verified users.
X Audio / Video Call activated In INDIA for all Devices ( android / iOS ) *TnC applicable pic.twitter.com/ekrwJTGqoc
— Diana (@dianamrph) January 19, 2024
A premium feature
On the other hand, it should be noted that if all X users can receive calls, only those who have a paid subscription on the platform can call. The possibility of calling on .
In any case, with the arrival of calls on in China. Moreover, this year, X will also have a functionality that allows you to send money. But it is possible that it will initially only be available in the United States.
- X messaging finally has a calling functionality on Android, after the arrival of this functionality on the iOS version in October
- However, the possibility of 'calling someone remains reserved for premium subscribers of the platform
- In any case, calls are part of Elon Musk's plan to transform X into a super application
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