There have been various hints that WhatsApp could be gaining voice calling functionality but until now we have yet to see the feature launch. Last we heard it would only arrive in 2015, but when exactly? Early? Middle? Late? Well for those hoping it would be early, you could get your wish, thanks to a sighting of a folder in the latest build of WhatsApp for Android.
This was spotted by a Reddit user who found a folder called “WhatsApp Calls” which you can see in the screenshot above. While we suppose it could really be for just about anything, there is a good chance that the folder could be meant for files related to the voice calling feature. While the feature was not spotted in the latest update, the fact that the folder appeared could be a sign that WhatsApp is getting ready.
Previously we had seen icons that suggested that the feature was on its way, so we guess the appearance of the folder would bring us one step closer. Unfortunately we still have no idea as to when the feature will actually surface, so we guess we will just have to remain patient for now. In the meantime for those who need voice calling features, apps such as Viber, Skype, Facebook Messenger, LINE, and so on are good and viable alternatives, which actually leaves WhatsApp as one of the few remaining messaging apps to not have it.