Communication is made better with video calling apps. Google has made its video chat app, Duo to connect and share moments together. It has stood out among its rivals with the highest quality video calls to your family, friends, coworkers, and almost anyone. With an internet connection and Duo app, you can stay connected with uninterrupted calls. Google Duo is available for Android and iOS devices officially. Besides this, it has a web version that made desktop users connect with the video or voice calls. With the updated version of Chromebook, Google Duo has been accessible from the Play Store. If you want to know more about Google Duo on Chromebook, then get down to this article.
How to Install Google Duo on Chromebook from Google Play
If you own the latest Chromebook version, then installing Duo on it is super easy with Play Store.
Step 1: Launch Google Play Store from the launcher. Otherwise, visit https://google.com/store using a browser.
Step 2: On the search bar, type in as Google Duo and press the Enter key.
Step 3: When the search result appears, choose Duo among the apps.
Step 4: Click on the Install button to start downloading Google Duo on Chrome OS.
Step 5: Download takes some seconds to minutes based on your internet speed.
Step 6: When you see the Open button, click on it to launch the Duo app on Chromebook.
How to Use Google Duo on Chromebook from Web
Google Duo is available as the web version officially. So, Chromebook users aren’t restricted to use Duo from the Web. You will get the same interface as that of the Duo app on the web. To know more about Google Duo Web, you may click on the link.
How to Verify your Phone Number
You can verify your phone number with the guidelines given below.
Step 1: When you launch Duo on Chromebook for the first time, a pop-up will prompt you to add the phone number.
Note: You may click on the Later button and add your number later using Settings > Account > Add phone number.
Step 2: Select the Country code and provide the Phone number. Click the Next button.
Step 3: You will get a verification code to the provided phone number. Just type it on the Chromebook.
Note: If you didn’t receive a code, then you can select the Resend SMS or Call Me option.
How to Make Call on Google Duo on Chromebook
After verifying the phone number, you can follow the steps given below on the Google Duo Chromebook app or web version to make calls.
Tip: Google Duo on Chromebook lets you make calls even without verifying your phone number. In this case, your email id will be displayed to your recipient.
Step 1: Open Google Duo after connecting your Google Account with it.
Step 2: You may click on any of the contacts under the Connect on Duo section to select between Voice and Video call.
Note: Click on Start a call option to enter the phone or email to make a video call.
Step 3: Click on the Video call or Voice Call option.
Step 4: Tap Allow to grant permission to let Duo access your microphone and camera so that your recipient can hear and see you.
Note: Click on Create group to make a group video call or voice call. Otherwise, share the group link over mail or message to ask them to join the call.
Step 5: To hang up the call, you may gently press the red dialer icon.
With Google Duo, make video or voice calls to anyone in your contacts who uses Duo. It ensures your calls are of high-quality and end-to-end encrypted. So, you will experience a safe and secured communication with anyone from across the world and devices.