In its current state, Whatsapp is pretty lackluster when it comes to voice calls.
But with a few tweaks, it can make a pretty decent Skype call.
First, make sure your phone has the latest version of Skype installed.
The most recent version is 1.6.3.
(It was released on March 18, 2018, and we’re currently on version 1.7.0.)
It can be installed via the app’s menu or from a web browser.
(On the iPhone, click Settings > Messaging, and select Skype.
Then, click the Settings icon in the upper right corner.)
To get Skype, you’ll need to create a free account.
You can also get it from a Microsoft Store.
(Microsoft has a dedicated app for Windows Phone called Skype Messenger.)
The app itself is simple, with no bells and whistles.
Just type in your name, phone number, and password and you’re done.
You’re not required to log in to the app in order to get your call to come through.
To see how this works, let’s say you want to make a phone call to a friend in your city.
You tap the + button on your phone and type in the name of the friend.
You will get a prompt asking if you want the call to go through.
Once the call is going to come to you, tap the mic button in the lower right corner to start recording.
After you’re finished recording, your friend can go ahead and send you a message with a WhatsApp text message.
(To use a video call, you can click the video icon at the top of your screen and select “send a video.”)
When you’re ready to start chatting, just tap the microphone button on the top right corner of your phone to start the chat.
The chat is powered by a web chat app called ChatBot.
ChatBot is available for Windows phones and for iOS devices.
You’ll find it in the chat settings.
For a short demo, you will see a chatbot ask a simple question: What is the shortest way to the nearest supermarket?
You can ask it questions about the weather, weather forecasts, or other topics.
It will respond by answering back with a short list of possible answers.
You have two options for chatting: You can click chatbot on your message, or you can tap the “send chat” button.
Chatbots can be set to open a separate tab or to open the conversation entirely.
When you tap chatbot, ChatBot will open the chat in your browser and open the page in your favorite app.
You won’t see the page from the chat, but you can view the conversation as it opens.
You also have the option to send messages directly to your friends.
To send a message to a person, just click the message icon in ChatBot’s menu.
You get a pop-up menu that lists the people you want chat to send a response to.
You must type their full name and email address.
Chat bots can also accept a phone number as a part of the message.
When someone sends you a text message, you get a popup to say, “Send a message.”
You can reply with a simple phrase or a longer list of words.
You just have to give the correct answer, or give the phrase and answer in different parts of the same sentence.
(If you have a lot of different possible phrases in your message and want to keep it simple, just type “mister.”)
Chatbots do not support emoji.
This is a limitation because chatbots cannot be customized to support them.
You are able to set up the chatbot to do these things for you.
Chat Bots are also a bit tricky to use.
Chat Bot will tell you that the chat is active, but that it’s currently taking too long to respond.
To get around this, you have to set a timer.
After that, you just have a few options: If the chat has already started, just start typing your reply.
You may also see a timer pop up, and it will say, Waiting for the next reply.
(In the meantime, you should try the new options you’ve set up.)
If the conversation is still taking too much time, you may have to restart the chat bot.
For the first few times you start a chat, you won’t be able to get past the chatbots first timer, so you might need to use another app for a few seconds.
You might also have to tap the chat button on a different tab to open that tab.
Chat bot also has some limitations.
Chat doesn’t automatically answer the questions you ask it, but it’s possible to set it to respond in a way that matches the way you say the questions.
For example, you could ask for the name