Facebook Messenger Lite Gets Video Calling Feature
Facebook Messenger Lite now supports video chats. One has to update the app to version 126.96.36.199.185 to enable video chat. The update weights at 3MB and it is free to download. However, after the download, the app consumes around 35MB of storage space.
Originally, the Messenger Lite application was launched to serve users with slow internet connectivity in the countries like India and Sri Lanka. However, later on, the app was made available Globally.
Usually, video chat applications require a lot of high-speed data. However, the Messenger Lite application works even with slow internet connectivity. Facebook claims that 17 million video chats have been made on Messenger. In fact, the number has been doubled compared to the 2016 statistics.
The original launch didn’t have either voice or video calling feature, which was later added with the updates. In fact, it has all the features like stickers, group chat and Find People like the standard version.
How to use video chat on Facebook Messenger Lite
- Open the messenger
- Click on the user
- Click on the video button to start the conversation
Both the parties should be running on the latest version of either the regular or the Lite app to make video calls.