Make WhatsApp Calls in Blocked & Banned Countries Like UAE
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
How to bypass this error message
Couldn't Place Call Because Your Phone is Connected to a Wi-Fi Network That Prevents WhatsApp Calls. Connect to a Different Network or Turn Wi-Fi Off.
When You Try to Establish a Voice Call via The New WhatsApp App & Service .. You May Get This Error Message
The Reason is That
'WhatsApp Calls' is Blocked & Prevented From The Communications & Internet Companies in Your Country
And The Solution is
To Prevent The Internet Company From Tracking & Monitoring Your Internet Traffic.
That's Done By Using a 'VPN' Connection (Virtual Private Network)
Search The Internet to Understand More, But Now Let's See How This Thing is Done
Search For a Free & Good VPN Service & Install it
Establishing The Connection to a VPN
You Don't Have to Change Your Country, Just Connect Normally
Internet Speed Maybe Slow While You're Connected to a VPN
You Can Disconnect Your Phone From The VPN Once You End The Call
Reconnect When You Want to Make a New Call
WhatsApp Calling Feature Faces Instant Ban in This Country. Are We Next?
Even though WhatsApp Voice Calls have yet to reach official status, UAE reportedly banned it already. Are there more countries to follow?
Whatsapp, the popular Facebook-owned messaging service, has only started offering free voice calls via an invite system in the past week but a major telecom provider in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reportedly blocked the feature even before it is fully rolled out.
WhatsApp voice calls ban
The messenger’s much awaited calling feature is slowly being rolled out around the world with users only capable of activating it by receiving an invitation from a friend who’s already using it. A handful of users in the UAE has managed to enable this VoIP feature. However, local news site Emirates 24/7 reported that Etisalat, one of the country’s largest carriers, has blocked the feature over its network on Monday. The ban is said to affect all subscribers within four to six days.
This ban is in line with a ruling issued by UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) back in 2013 stating that “The Telecommunications Law and the TRA’s VoIP regulatory policy only allows the licensees (i.e. Etisalat and Du) to provide telecommunications services in the UAE including VoIP services.” If you’re not aware, users of other messaging apps like Skype and Viber in this Middle Eastern country are only able to use