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X App, the social media platform spearheaded by Elon Musk, is making waves yet again with its latest feature update: free audio and video calls for all users. This means you can now connect with your friends, family, or colleagues without needing to disclose your phone number or shell out for an X Premium subscription.

Accessible to All

Previously, this functionality was reserved exclusively for X Premium subscribers, but now, it’s open to everyone. This move is expected to shake up the competition, particularly for services like Meta’s WhatsApp.

X introduces audio and video calling features
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In a recent announcement, X engineer Enrique Barragan unveiled the news, stating, “We are gradually rolling out audio and video calling to non-premium users, try it out!” This update comes with the added flexibility for users to permit calls from any user on the platform.

However, there are a few caveats to keep in mind. Only accounts that you follow or have in your address book will be able to receive calls initially. Additionally, before initiating a call, both parties must have exchanged at least one direct message. But fear not, users have the option to adjust their settings to allow calls from anyone on the platform, regardless of whether they follow them or not.

Opening Doors for Android Users

Previously, access to this feature was limited to iOS users with active X Premium subscriptions. However, earlier this year, the company decided to extend the feature to its Android app as well, broadening accessibility across different platforms.

X Rolls Out Audio And Video Calling Features To All Non-Premium Members On The App
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So, how can you start making free calls on Elon Musk’s X platform?

  1. Launch the X app on your Android or iOS device and navigate to the Direct Messages section.
  2. Select “Audio Call” or “Video Call” from the menu that appears when you click the phone icon. This will initiate your conversation.
  3. Keep an eye on the top right corner, where you’ll find the Settings option. From there, users can customize their call settings, including who can reach out to them.

With X App’s latest update, connecting with your network has never been easier. So, why not give it a try and experience seamless audio and video calling without the hassle of sharing your phone number or committing to a premium subscription?

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