How To Make a Call From a Google Hangout

Did you know it’s possible to make a call from a Google Hangout? Sometimes when you’re the first person to join a Hangout video meeting, you’ll grab your cell phone to call the other participants to make sure they are still joining. Don’t bother! You can call someone right from the Hangout.

1. In the upper right-hand corner where you can see the attendees, click the image of People.

People icon in the top right corner of a Google Hangout video meeting

2. Click Add people.

Add people button in a Google Hangout video meeting

3. From there, you have the option to add someone by call. Type in the phone number of the person you are trying to reach and they will be added to the meeting.

Add people popup box in a Google Hangout video meeting

Now you know exactly how to make a call from a Google Hangout! Not so hard, right?

If you would like to learn more about Google Hangouts, like how to enable captions or how to record audio and video from a Hangout, check out our Knowledge Base.


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