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Make a phone call with Hangouts

You can use Hangouts to call international and domestic phone numbers.

Before you start

Note: You cannot place or receive emergency service calls in Hangouts.

Make a phone call

If you use Hangouts to make a phone call with a Google Voice account, it will show your Google Voice number.

  1. On your computer, go to Hangouts at hangouts.google.com or in Gmail.
  2. Click the Call tab Call.
    • In the search box, type a phone number or name. To enter an international country code, click the menu or type it into the search box (for example, +55 for Brazil).
    • Click the phone number or person's name that you want to call.
    • To enter an extension, click the Dialpad Dialpad.
  3. To end a call, close the Hangout window, or click End call End call. The call will also end if you run out of calling credit.

See your call history

  1. On your computer, go to Hangouts at hangouts.google.com or in Gmail.
  2. Click the Phone tab Call.
  3. Click New conversation and then Add credit Add.
  4. Your call history will show up in Google Voice.

Buy calling credit

You can buy calling credit on the calling credit page.

Fix problems buying calling credit

Calling credits aren't showing up

Wait a few minutes for your balance to update.

If you believe someone else used your Google Account to buy calling credit, learn how to report the unauthorized charges.

 

Brenna is a Hangouts expert and the author of this help page. Help her improve this article by leaving feedback below.

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