The majority of the time, WhatsApp Voice & Video calls are generally flawless across all devices. However certain users have reported issues of WhatsApp Video Calls not working properly on iPhone.
Luckily, the issue generally can be solved by looking up WhatsApp permissions as well as other ways like the ones listed below.
1. Check WhatsApp Permissions
The problem with WhatsApp Video calls not working on iPhone is typically due to WhatsApp being denied authorization to connect to your Camera in your gadget (During the setup process or after).
1. Open Settings on your iPad or iPhone > scroll down until you reach WhatsApp.
2. On the next screen, switch on the right side of Microphone and Camera to ON position.
When WhatsApp can access its Camera and Microphone and you are capable of making video and voice calls using WhatsApp.
2. Update WhatsApp
Before proceeding to other troubleshooting procedures be sure to install the most recent version of WhatsApp is installed on your iPhone.
1. Open the App Store on your iPhone and look for WhatsApp.
2. On the next screen, click on the Update option, which is just below WhatsApp Messenger.
NOTE: Update option will only be available if an update is available on WhatsApp.
3. Check Your Internet Connection
As opposed to voice messages and text call, WhatsApp video calls require an unwavering and stable internet connection in order to function properly.
So, make sure to verify the strength of your network connection in your iPhone and then try switching to a 5 GHZ WiFi Network through Settings > WiFi and then then select 5G Network under “My Networks” section (if there is one).
Notice:In case of cellular network 5G is available only when it is supplied through your provider.
4. Check Privacy Restrictions
Check that the privacy options on the iPhone aren’t blocking WhatsApp from accessing camera functions. Camera of your iPhone.
1. Go to Settings > Privacy > Camera.
2. On the next screen, switch the toggle adjacent to WhatsApp to the ON position.
3. Similarly, go to Settings > Privacy > Microphone , and switch the toggle next to WhatsApp to the ON position.
5. Check Screen Time Restrictions
If you’re making use of the Screen Time feature it could be that you have set a time limit on WhatsApp.
1. Go to Settings > Screen Time > App Limits > WhatsApp.
2. On the next screen, you can disable the Limit of WhatsApp. Limit on WhatsApp by switching the toggle to the off position.
If you scroll to the bottom of that same page, you’ll be able to edit or delete the App Limit option for WhatsApp.
6. Allow WhatsApp to Use Mobile Data
If you’re trying to make an WhatsApp Video call with mobile Data it is necessary to give WhatsApp the ability to connect the Cellular Network.
Click Settings, then Cellular > button right next to WhatsApp to the ON position.
Notice:The default setting in WhatsApp is to utilize Free WiFi network.
7. Disable Low Data Mode
WhatsApp Video calls might not function as intended when the iPhone has been set in the Low Data Mode. Therefore navigate to settings > Cellular > Cellular Data options, and then disable low Data Mode.
After you have disabled Low Data Mode, you should be able make WhatsApp Video calls.
8. Enable Background Data Usage
By activating this option, you are able to be able to receive WhatsApp calls via video or voice even when you’re not using WhatsApp.
Go to Settings > WhatsApp > Enable Background App Refresh.
Notice: If you are in a data limit cellular plan, you are able to reduce the use of cell data in Your iPhone through keeping this feature turned off.
9. Reinstall WhatsApp
If none of these techniques worked, the issue could be because of installing WhatsApp getting affected on your phone.
The only way to fix this problem is to remove and install WhatsApp on your iPhone.