Is it free to make phone calls on WeChat?
Yes it is free to make voice and video calls on WeChat. Please note that data charges are subject to your cellular network provider; use over a WiFi connection is recommended. In the Chat window, tap “+” > select “Voice Call”
Can I use the normal phone emojis in WeChat?
Not all custom emojis on your phone’s keyboard are supported on WeChat. WeChat comes fully equipped with stickers and full range of emojis.
Can I send Voice Notes on WeChat?
You may send voice notes of up to one minute each in a chat window. Tap the icon that looks like “volume control” > press + hold the “Hold to Talk” button. Once you’re done recording your message, release to send or swipe up to cancel sending.
Can I send videos on WeChat?
You can share short, 6-second videos with Sight. Tap on ‘’Discover’’ > select ‘’Moments’’ > tap the camera icon on the top right corner > select “Sight” > choose Sights that you want to share.
What is Sight and what does it allow me to do?
Sight is a short-video feature that allows you to send 6-second video clips of what you want to share. In your WeChat home screen > swipe down > press + hold the the Sight button > record your video and release.
What does Shake do?
Shake allows you to connect to people who are also using Shake at the same time as you from around the world. For best results, ensure that your location setting is enabled on your phone.
How do I find People Nearby?
Under the “Discover’’ tab select ‘’People Nearby’’ to find people in your area who are also using the feature.
Can I share my location on WeChat?
Yes, you can share your current location by simply tapping “+” then on “Location”. The shared location message can then be tapped or easy navigation on the recipient’s phone navigation app. WeChat also has a Real-time location sharing option which you can use to share your location as you travel.
What is the function of the QR code?
QR codes hold information which can be accessed by scanning them. On WeChat, they can be used to add a friend, following an official account, linking to Web WeChat, entering a competition and more advanced actions. WeChat’s built-in QR Code scanner allows you to scan any QR code.
What is the Discover tab for?
With the Discover tab you have access to Moments, a QR code scanner, Shake, People Nearby and WeChat Games.