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Start a call with anyone, anywhere

You can make calls to anyone in your contacts who also uses Duo.

Before starting a call, you can learn how you can find and add people to call. All calls, including international ones, are made through your mobile data plan or a Wi-Fi connection, so you won't use your mobile minutes.

Start a new video or audio call

To use audio calls, make sure you have the latest version of the app.

  1. Open Duo.
  2. Tap New call. At the top, choose Video or Audio.
  3. Find the contact to call. 

To end the call, tap End call End call .

Answer a call

  • Phone is locked: Swipe the notification to the right and unlock your phone.
  • Phone is unlocked: Tap the incoming call notification.
  • Currently using Duo: Tap Accept.

Decline a call

  • Phone is locked: Swipe the notification to the left and tap Decline.
  • Phone is unlocked: Swipe down on the notification and tap Decline.
  • Currently using Duo: Tap Decline.
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