One-on-one voice and video calls are currently carrying out for Google Chat inside the Gmail app on iOS and Android, Google has declared. The element was first declared in September, yet as of December 6th it’s begun carrying out for anybody with Google Workspace, G Suite, or individual Google accounts.
It’s recently been feasible to begin calls from within the Gmail application, however as of not long ago it’s elaborate sending an invite to a Google Meet video conferencing call, which feels over the top for a one-on-one conversation. Going ahead, notwithstanding, there’ll be basic phone and video icons in the top right of each one-on-one chat which can be used for calls.
It’s a straightforward expansion, however it’s one that promotes Google’s objective of making Gmail the central hub for all its communication services. Indeed, Google’s post says you’ll be diverted to the Gmail application, regardless of whether you start a call from inside the Google Chat application.
As partner Dieter Bohn brought up in September, emails presently take up only one of the four tabs in the current Gmail application, close by Chat, Spaces (Google’s Slack-style messaging service), and Meet (its video conferencing service).
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