Once a cherished feature, free voice and video calling is something every other network carrier and app offers these days. Besides apps such as Skype and WhatsApp that stand apart, you can make free calls with Google Hangouts quite easily. With the help of Hangouts Dialer, you can make free internet calls across the U.S. and Canada.
Apart from the free calls using Wi-Fi and Mobile data (carrier charges may apply), you can also use Hangouts Dialer to make the cheapest calls across the world. To know more about Hangouts’ competitive international calling charges, check out the calling rates.
Step 1: Download Hangouts Dialer on your Android device
In order to make free calls with Google Hangouts, you need the Hangouts Dialer app. Simply search for Hangouts Dialer in the Google Play Store, or press the link below to download it.
Step 2: Make free calls with Google Hangouts Dialer
Since it’s Google, the Hangouts Dialer app will feel just like using any native Android app. Open it up from the home screen or from within the original Google Hangouts app and tap the keypad button.
To make a free call with Hangouts, simply enter any Canadian or American phone number on the dialer screen. Press the green button at the bottom centre to make the call and you can enjoy your free Google Hangouts calls.
Step 3: Delete call history from Hangouts Dialer
If you share the account with other users or don’t want someone to see your call logs, open up the app. Press the white phone icon on the top right corner of the screen and then tap on “Clear recent”. A pop-up will ask you to confirm your action to clear your Google Hangouts call-log, so press “Clear” to confirm.
Will you be embracing the ability to make free calls with Google Hangouts, or will you stick to older alternatives? Let us know your opinion in the comments section below.
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