How To Use The Google Duo Chat App?


Everyone knows that Duo is Google’s video calling application. It comes pre-installed in many latest Android devices. You can take the example of Apple’s FaceTime application. Duo is similar to it. But the biggest difference between them is that FaceTime can be used only on Apple devices, when you can use it on the web, iOS devices, Chromebooks and Google Nest Hub Max.

Setting up Google Duo on smartphones



Follow the given below points carefully.

  1. Firstly, download and launch the Duo app on your Android / iOS device.
  2. Then, press on Agree for approval of the Terms of Service and Private Policy.
  3. Next, click on Give access to Google phone access to the phone, camera and contacts.
  4. After that, write the phone number in the given area for verification.
  5. Then, click on Next. Note that you must get a verification code by message.
  6. Next, write the code of verification in the presentation area for the setting up of the account.
  7. It is optional for changing the settings. Click on three dots present in the upper right-hand side corner, and then click on Settings from the pull-down list.

The method of using a Google Duo for making video calls



Go through the given below instructions properly.

  1. For making a video call, you need to launch the Duo application.
  2. Note that the contacts present on the Duo shall be mentioned in the upper hand side. Click a contact’s name for the calling options.
  3. Click on the Video call option. Observe that the display shall show what the front-facing camera is whenever the call is made.
  4. Lastly, the time when you want to finish any call, you only need to click on End call.

The method of making a group call



  1. For making a group call, you need to press on Create group option.
  2. Then, click on the checkbox to contact the Done.

Remember! There is a limitation of 8 people in a group.

  • Note that the group is made.
  • Next, click on the blue Start for each person of the group.
  • Lastly, whenever you wish to end the call, press on End call.

Hopefully, this blog would have helped you figure out how Google Duo works.





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