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Google Duo is a mobile video chat application produced by Google. It is a free service available for Android and iOS devices. You can use Google Duo to make video calls with your family, friends and anyone else. Just sign in with your phone number and you can make a video call in one go. All your calls in Google Duo are encrypted, which means they’re private for you and the person you’re calling.
If you’re a Google Duo user, you can invite anyone. You can even use your Chromebook to invite them to download the application so you can make video calls with each other. Here’s a step-by-step guide that you can follow to invite someone on Google Duo who doesn’t use Duo.
Find Contacts on Google Duo
In the duo, you’ll see someone in your contacts.
- Open on your Android phone or Tablet Duo.
- Tap Video Call Video Call.
- You can type a name in your contacts list or enter a name or phone number in the search field.
- Delete access to contacts
If you grant access, you can use contacts on your phone and contacts in your Google Account in Google Duo.
- You can disable access to contacts on your phone. To disable access, open your device settings. Find Duo and disable permissions for contacts.
- You can disable access to contacts in your Google Account. If you remove your Google Account from Google Duo, you can disable Duo’s access to the contacts in your Google Account. If you delete your account, you will no longer be able to use certain features, such as using Google Duo on multiple devices.
Invite Someone on Google Duo
Login to Google Duo
If you access Duo from a web browser such as Firefox or Chrome, you’ll find it in the top right corner of the Google home screen. Click on the small squares and you’ll be able to access the entire Google software suite, including Duo. Select the application you want to use, in this case Duo. If you access the video chat application on another device, you need to make sure that the Duo application is downloaded. Duo is pre-installed on all Android devices and is automatically linked to your Google Account. If you’re using an Apple device, visit the App Store, search for Duo and download it. Enter your Google information when prompted and sign in.
Select the user
Then you have to call someone! Click or touch the Video Call icon to start a new video call. When you use Duo on a mobile device or tablet, the application asks for permission to synchronize with your contacts. Then select a person you want to call from your contact list. The application automatically generates an invitation link and sends it to that person from your favorite SMS application.
Make a call
Duo users on the computer can access the application in the browser. You need to synchronize your contacts from your mobile device or enter them individually. Launching a call is similar to opening a video chat in the application. Select the contacts that you want to invite and start the call. Add your mobile phone number to your Google Duo profile so friends and colleagues can find you more easily.
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