You may or may not be familiar with this Google product Google duo but it is a video chat created by Google and is free to use and works for both android and IOS devices. It can be used with Google chrome browser on desktop and laptop computers. Google duo is fast, safe, reliable and secure and among the top video call apps, there is.
This a great call for Google because Google duo has become an officer video chat for android devices and thanks to a new feature released by Google you will be able to receive calls even if you do not have the app installed. This means video calls will pop up on android devices even without the app. Which is great!
Google Duo Features
Google duo has amazing features and its aim is to simplify the video chat experience for its users with easy to use interface, one to one video messaging and an array of helpful features. Here are some of the amazing features it has to offer.
- Simple to use. All you have to do is sign up with your phone number and you will be able to reach the people in your contact list and easily begin video calls with them, no account or subscription is needed.
- Fast reliable and safe. This Google product is designed for reliable and fast video calling/chatting, it seamlessly switches between cellular and Wi-Fi without dropping your call, maximizing the strength and bandwidth of your call.
- Knock Knock. This feature lets you see live video of your caller before you answer and this may give you an idea of what the caller wants so you can decide if you feel like chatting or not. This feature can be disabled under the settings menu.
- High definition video quality. Google duo streams high-quality video compressed for low bandwidth phones using a mix of open source and proprietary standards.
- Group calling. You can add up to eight people to participate in a group call and this also features end to end encryption.
- Video messages. This feature lets you record a quick hello when you do not have time to call when the person you are calling cannot pick up. You can personize your video messages with text and emojis or even draw on your message with a brush tool as well.
- Low light mode. This feature will make you visible to the person if you are in poor lit surroundings. You can also disable the feature under the setting menu.
- Voice call. Yes, you can also make a voice call on Google duo.
Google duo is safe secure and safe for you to use making your chats standards.
Set up Google Duo
Now you learn much about this google product and would like to have it set up in your device here is how.
- Open the app on your device.
- Fill in your phone number and a verification code will be sent to you.
Make sure to accept the terms and policies. And also you can control your data usage on this product amazing is it not.
Download Duo on Android
If you’ve successfully read this article to this point, then you may want to download the app. If that is the case, then you need the steps here. To download this app for your android device, follow the steps below;
- Open up the google play store on your device.
- Next, hit the search bar and search for “Google Duo”.
- You would now be redirected to the app page on the store.
- Scroll down to find the install button and click on it.
After clicking, the app would be downloaded. After the download, it would be installed automatically. To view the app on your web browser, click here.