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Google Duo will soon be adding a screen sharing feature

12 October 2017

"You can now start a video call directly from where you call or text message your friends, through your Phone, Contacts, and Android Messages apps".

Google notes that if both you and your partner have ViLTE-capable (Video over LTE) handsets, the video call will be routed through the service rather than Duo.

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This means consumers can now make video calls directly from the phone, messages, and contacts. The new video call feature will be now visible to users running Android 7.0 Nougat and above - Google notes the integration is only applicable for those manufacturers that have made video calling available to users. Primarily, Google's video calling app Duo will be the main app that will make video call to anyone with the app installed.

The video call option will show in the Call History or Search if your phone app is version 13.0 and up.

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The app is available to update in Google Play now for free if you haven't checked it out.

Google Duo will soon be adding a screen sharing feature