Make calls with Google Duo

You can make video or audio calls to anyone in your contacts. 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. If you use your mobile data, charges may apply. 

Start a new video or voice call

If you don't already have Duo on your phone, install the latest version and set it up.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Duo app.
  2. Tap a name to call.
  3. Choose Video call Video call or Voice call Audio.
  4. When done, tap End call End call.
 

Start a group video call

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Duo app. 
  2. On the screen, swipe up. 
  3. Tap Create group.
  4. Choose your contacts. 
  5. Tap Video call Video call
  6. Optional: When the call is done, you can name the group. Enter a name and tap Save. Everyone in the group can see the name. 
 

Call an existing group or join a live group call

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Duo app.
  2. On the screen, swipe up. 
  3. Under “Groups,” choose to call a group or join a live group, if available. If “Live” is under the group name, the call is live and you can join. 
    • To call an existing group, tap the group name and then Start Video call video call
    •  To join a live group call, tap the group name and then Join Video call video call.
 

Add members, rename a group, or leave a group

  1. Open the Duo app and swipe up on the screen. 
  2. Under "Groups," tap a group and then More More .
  3. Choose an option and follow the instructions on the screen. 
Tip: You can use Siri shortcuts with Duo. Learn how to add, remove, or change Siri shortcuts.
 

Note: If you've connected your phone number to any Google services, you may automatically be registered with other products, like Google Duo.

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