Google Meet (Hangouts) is a powerful tool available for both enterprise and individual users. It offers users the ability to perform three. crucial tasks related to communication
(1) Place an Audio Call
(2) Place a Video Call
(3) Have a chat with your friends or colleagues.
In this tutorial, we will show you how you can place an audio call to any of your contacts, directly from your PC, using the Google Meet (Hangouts) app.
Step 1. Open the Web browser on your Desktop/Laptop.
Step 2. In the URL bar, type in hangouts.google.com.
Step 3. Sign in with the email id you use with Hangouts. You will now see your personalized dashboard.
Step 4. In the dashboard, click on the ‘Phone Call’ button.
Step 5. In the new window, click on ‘New Conversation’ and enter the mobile number fo the person you want to call.
Step 6. Now, register your own mobile number by following the instructions on the next window. Click on Next.
Step 7. Enter the One-Time password that you receive on your registered mobile number. Click on ‘Verify’.
Step 8. You will now see a small write up on how calls work on Hangouts. Click on ‘I accept’.
Step 9. Sign up is now complete. Click on ‘Proceed’.
Step 10. Allow Hangouts to access your microphone.
Step 11. The call will now be placed. Make sure you add sufficient credits in order for the call to go through.
You can now easily place calls to mobile numbers, straight from the Google Meet (Hangouts) app on your desktop.