Duo video calls can now reach users without the app
Over the past two years, Google introduced two messaging services that serve as replacements or accompaniments to Hangouts, which no longer serves as Google’s messaging hub. The first of these new services is Google Duo, a simple app that allows users to make video calls to other individual users. The hindrance of the service has been that many users don’t have Duo installed. That’s now changing, as Duo video calls can now be made to users without the app.
The feature, powered by Google Play’s App Preview Messaging, will allow non-Duo users to see the video call much the same as if they were using the Duo app, including a preview of what the caller’s c…
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