Gmail Brings Back Free Calling to the U.S. and Canada via Hangouts

Posted July 10, 2013 at 3:18pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5639 views

Google is bringing back free calling to the U.S. and Canada in Gmail for those using Google Hangouts.

Today's launch also improves the desktop calling experience in a number of ways. For example: you can add multiple phone numbers and video participants to the same call; and you can play sound effects (like applause or laughter) with the Google Effects app.

To make a call from Hangouts, just look for the new phone icon in Gmail, or for the new "Call a phone" menu item in Google+ and the Chrome extension. And of course: if you haven't yet tried Hangouts in Gmail, you can always click your profile photo in the chat list and select "Try the new Hangouts."


Making calls from Hangouts will rollout over the next couple of days.

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Fukran John - July 10, 2013 at 4:06pm
Yoyo. My gmail is back :)
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