Facebook brings good news for all who are using Facebook on phones as Facebook started free calling service for their users. This service is provided by Facebook for only Android and iOs based handset devices. This free calling service had already started in US and Canada a year ago. Now Indian Facebook users will be benefited with this service as it started in India also.
Facebook started this service by offering a new button “Free Call” in the chat windows menu button. You can found this button in just right upper hand corner. User can make contact with those friends of friend list who have installed messenger. There will be no charge of calling through this service. Users have to pay only for his data connection. One can get clear and excellent quality voice through 3G or Wi-Fi connections. Callers can use this service through their smartphones but this facility is not available for web users.
To call a contact the user have to choose the conversation thread with a contact, and then click on the option of “Free Call” which he can found in the upper right corner. The calling process will be showed in the background and dp image in the foreground. There you can find basic call options of speaker, mute and minimizing the screen. Launching this free call service it shows that now Facebook is trying to prepare itself to give competition to other messenger apps like Viber, Line etc which giving free calling facility. As all we know that recently face merged WhatsApp. CEO of WhatsApp Jan Kuom had announced that company will start free calling soon. Let’s go to see How to make free call by Facebook messenger on Android and iOS:
How to make Free Call by Facebook Messenger on Android:
Step 1: Open Facebook Messenger.
Step 2: Choose the friend to whom you want to make free call.
Step 3: You will get chat window of your friend.
Step 4: Click on the Menu button and you will get options, just click on “Free Call” option. Step 5: Tap on free call button and Facebook will call your friend through Wi-Fi or data connection.
How to make free calls in Facebook Messenger on iOS phones:
Step 1: Click on “i” icon on the top right side of chat.
Step 2: Choose “Free Call” from your friends contact tab.
Step 3: Tap on free call button and Facebook will call your friend through Wi-Fi or data connection.
Note: Users have not to pay any charges for this calling, they have to only pay for their data connection.