Google Duo is one of the leading video calling applications out there, and chances are you’re already using it on one of your devices. But if you happen to spend most of your time on your Windows PC or Laptop, and actually prefer to do video calls, chats, and stuff from the comfort of your PC chair, then you might want to look into the possibilities of using Google Duo on your PC.
Use Duo On PC
First, open the Google Duo web version in your favorite desktop browser by visiting this link. Click the ‘Try Duo for web’ button in the top right-hand corner of your screen.
Note: If you are not signed in, Google will now ask you to sign in using a Google ID. When you are signed in, go to the next step.
If a number is linked with your Google Duo account, it’ll automatically be picked up and your contact list will show up on your screen.
Then, you will now be asked to grant the website permission to send you notifications and permission to use your camera and microphone. Grant the necessary permissions to start using Google Duo.
Next, you will reach the home screen of Google Duo’s web version. Click the Allow button on the top.
Click the ‘Allow’ button in the pop-up in the top left corner of the screen.
All your contacts will be loaded.
Click the contact or number you want to place a video or voice call to.
Click the Voice call button to initiate a voice call. Else, click the Video call button to place a video call.
Alternatively, you could click on the blue button on the left-hand side — ‘Start a Call.’
Then add a number/email to start a call.