How to make voice calls with Google Home and from Duo to your Google Home

How to make voice calls with Google Home and from Duo to your Google Home

The smart devices with display such as the Google Home Hub already they were long able to make video calls, but since march Google began to extend calls to the Google Home without screen, as the Google Home or Google Home Mini.

The affairs of palace go slowly, and the function of voice calls with Google Home is now starting to be activated to the users. Here we will see how to do both things: both call from the Google Home to people in your address book of the Google Duo to call from the Google Duo in your mobile phone to your Google Home at home.

First, the configuration

Before you start calling here and there, you need to, you need to link your Google account with Duo the Wizard. It is possible that you have already done this in the past, but the best thing is to go to settings to check it out. You will need to open the app Home, go to the section Account, tab, Services and enter voice and video Calls and finally voice and video.

On the next screen is where you can get to know if you already have enabled in your account, the possibility of making voice calls also with devices Google Home. What you will see in the section Availability: before you just put that was available in “Screens smart”, while now it adds the availability of Google Home.


you Must link the Google account with Duo the Wizard of Google. To do this tap on Google Duo, which will open a window for log-in or register a new Google account Duo. The process is the usual in these cases: put your phone number and wait for them to send you a code that you must enter in the app to verify your identity.


at this point, you already have it all set up. Now you can make voice calls between your mobile phone with the Google Duo and your Google Home at home, in both senses.

Call from the Google Home to other people


With account set up, the only thing you need to do is say the magic words to call from your Google Home to Google contacts Duo. As usual, there are several combinations of words that you can use, such as the following:

  • Make a call from Duo
  • Call of Duo to “Mom”
  • Call in Duo “Pepito”
  • Flame in Duo

that Said, the Google Home give the ringtone until the other person responds. Obviously, here there is no knock knock if we are talking about a Google Home without a screen. Moreover, it is a normal call and the current, which you’ll be able to hang with a long tap on one of its sides (on the Google Home Mini).

Call from the Google Duo to Google Home

The reverse process, that is to say, to call from the app from Google Duo in the mobile to the Google Home associated in your mind and in your house, it is still more easy. In this case the process is completely performed from the mobile phone. Basically, you open the Google Duo and you will see that there is a new paragraph Call to all my devices Home.


The Google Home or the Google Home – give you the tone. For answer the call on a Google Home you need to touch the volume button. To hang, just need to do a long tap on the same button.

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The news How to make voice calls with Google Home and from Duo to your Google Home was originally published in Xataka Android by Ivan Ramirez .

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How to make voice calls with Google Home and from Duo to your Google Home
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October 9, 2019

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