WeChat is one of the best instant messaging app for Android, iOS and other mobile platforms. It is cross-platform with many useful features and huge user base. In another guide, we showed one of its most frequently used feature sending videos between mobile phones. Today we will explain why WeChat is popular as a free video call and audio call app among iPhone iPad iPod touch users. You will learn how to easily make free calls, either voice call or video call, on iPhone through WeChat.
Make Free Calls using WeChat on iPhone
Run Wechat on your iPhone. Go to its Contacts tab from the bottom of Wechat app. Open any contact or profile you like to talk to, you will open a screen like below.
From the above screenshot, you can find two buttons Messages and Free Call. Wechat for iPhone allows you to send free messages and make free calls to anyone who is also using WeChat app on their mobile phones, iPhone, Samsung, HTC, BlackBerry, Nokia, Motorola, Lenovo, Huawei, LG, and more. To make free calls using WeChat on iPhone, choose Free Call from above screen, you will then open the dialogue at the bottom section of your iPhone screen as following.
Now you have the chance to select between Video Call and Voice Call.Tap on the former to make free video calls on iPhone through Wechat. Tap on the later to make free audio calls or voice calls on iPhone through WeChat.
Nowadays you can find many different online messaging or chat apps for mobile phones, except Wechat, we also have Skype, Viber, WhatsApp, Messenger and more. See how to make free calls using WhatsApp, WeChat and Viber on mobile phones.
Another way to make free video calls, voice calls on iPhone through WeChat
Except the method as illustrated above, you can also access the WeChat free video call feature follow below steps. Firstly launch WeChat app on your iPhone. You will open the WeChat window by default. Select the contact you like to chat with. Then tap on the plus + icon from the right bottom corner to reveal the options panel as shown below.
You will be able to find a Video Call button from above screen, tap on it to chat with the contact through video call on your iPhone. After that you will then find a Switch to voice call button. You can continue making free video calls using WeChat, or you can switch to the voice call mode to make free voice calls on your iPhone. This is just another way to make free video calls or audo calls on iPhone using WeChat app.
Extra tips on free calling on your phone
Other than WeChat app, you can also use other messengers or chats apps to make free calls over VoIP or internet from your smart phones. You can refer to this guide to make free calls using Messenger on iPhone. WhatsApp calling feature is also available now, see this tutorial to make free voice calls through WhatsApp on Android phones.