From the Gmail application on iOS and Android you can now make video calls without resorting to a third tool
Since the pandemic began, video calls They acquired great relevance, since they became a fundamental tool for communication. Either on a personal or business level.
In September 2021 the possibility of doing video calls on iOS and Android with Gmail. However, it was in these first days of 2022 that it already became a reality.
This new function is part of the intentions of Google to unify their services: email, Hangouts messaging, and Meet conferencing.
It should be noted that at the moment Gmail only allows video calls and voice calls individually. If you want to make a group call, you must resort to other options.
But it is expected that throughout the year new tools will be implemented for the iOS and Android users. In this way, Google seeks to compete with platforms such as Zoom which have gained great popularity in the market.
We present you the step by step to make a video call on iOS and Android with Gmail
To make a video call on iOS and Android with Gmail, the following steps must be followed:
- You must go to an individual Gmail chat and press the phone or camera button, depending on the type of call you want to initiate, be it video or voice.
- While the user is on a call or video call, the time will appear
- When not answered, the same symbols will appear; but in red
- Although Google Chat has the option to initiate calls, this will actually redirect users to Gmail
So far, users have not reported major problems in the service, however people have pointed out that it is the same Meet platform.