How do I make group calls on my Portal TV?

This article applies to:Portal TV

To make a group call on your Portal TV:

  1. Start a call with one of the contacts you'd like to join the group call.
  2. During the call, press Select to show the call menu.
  3. Select and then select the contact that you'd like to add to your call.

Note: You can't have both Messenger and WhatsApp users on the same call.

Group calls with Messenger connections:

  • You can add up to seven Messenger connections to a call for a total of eight people, including yourself.
  • You or other connections on your call can add any Facebook friends or Messenger connections to your call.

Group calls with WhatsApp contacts:

  • You can add up to three WhatsApp contacts to a call for a total of four people, including yourself.
  • You or other contacts on your call can add any WhatsApp contacts to your call.
  • In order to call any WhatsApp contact from your Portal TV, the contact must have WhatsApp open or in standby mode on their mobile phone.

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Last updated 1 July 2020
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