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Here's why you might get Google Duo calls on your Android phone without the app

One year ago   |   By Tech Radar

Google Duo is Android's official answer to FaceTime, allowing you to make simple and stable video calls to friends and family. Thanks to a new update just pushed out by Google, you'll be able to receive calls made by the Duo app on some Android phones, even if you don't actually have the app yourself. Android Police spotted the update, which means audio and video calls will pop up on some Android phones even without the app - it's not clear exactly what the criteria for this is, but having your phone number registered with Google seems to be part of it. It all happens through something...
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Duo video calls can now be sent to Android users who haven't installed the app

Duo video calls can now be sent to Android users who haven't installed the app

One year ago   |   By Phone Arena

Ever ask a friend or family member to install Google's video chat app Duo so that you can stream live video to him/her? No longer is that necessary, thanks to an update pushed out by Google. Duo will now send video chats to those with Android phones who have yet to download the app on to their handset. Like a regular Duo call, the recipient of the video chat sees live video from the caller even before deciding to accept the call. Scrolling up from the phone icon will start the conversation.
Other Duo features are available such as the ability to switch from the front-facing selfie camera ...
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