The hard part is done. Now’s the time for fun.
- Walk up to your Nest Hub Max or other Google Assistant-enabled smart screen.
- Say “Ok Google, video call Joe” (you call whoever you want, but I’m calling Joe Maring).
- Now you can carry on a video call with your buddy. When you’re done, tap on on the red “hang up” button or say “Ok Google, hang up.”
Google Duo is a very capable video chatting app, with fun filters and effects, and it’s end-to-end encrypted. If you’d like to learn more about how to use the app, check out our guide with 15 tips and tricks.
How to make device-to-device video calls in your own home
Similar to the Drop In feature available on Amazon Echo speakers, you can message speaker-to-speaker within your own home with Google Assistant.
- Just say, “Ok Google, call (whatever you’ve named your other speaker)” or “Ok Google, video call (your other speaker).”
- As long as all of…