Category: video chat

How to Make WhatsApp Video or Voice Calls on Mac & PC

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A lot of WhatsApp users make use of the desktop client to stay connected and respond to text messages while they’re using their computers. And the latest versions of WhatsApp can also make video calls and voice calls as well, right from a Mac or Windows PC by using the desktop app.

Video calling is considered as an essential feature nowadays as a lot of people use it for organizing classes, online meetings, family gatherings, and more. Sure, it’s super convenient to make video calls on your iPhone using WhatsApp, but in a professional work environment,…

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How to Make Video & Audio Calls Using Telegram

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Are you new to Telegram? Perhaps, your friends, family, or colleagues made you switch to the more secure instant messaging app? Regardless, considering you’re just getting started, you may have trouble figuring out how to take advantage of some of the core features like being able to video call and voice call other users. So of course, that’s what we’re going to focus on here; showing you how to make video calls and audio calls using Telegram on iPhone or iPad.

Today, we live in an era where people extensively rely on video calls for online meetings while…

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How to Screen Share with Google Meet on Mac (or Windows)

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If you use Google Meet for group video chat and video calling, you might be interested in knowing that you can also screen share through Google Meet.

Like most other Google Meet features, screen sharing is easy to use and quite convenient, and while we’re focusing on using this from a Mac, it works basically the same on Windows too.

Whether it’s for personal, business, work, school, a presentation, or just for fun, read on to learn how to use Screen Sharing with Google Meet on your next video call.

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How to Use Google Meet on Mac for Group Video Calls

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Google Meet offers a free and convenient way to make group video calls, and you can make and join those calls directly from your Mac using a web browser.

We’ll be covering using Google Meet on the Mac here, but it works basically the same to use Google Meet in Windows too.

Video calling services have grown exponentially in popularity, and Google Meet can be considered as a worthy alternative to popular services like Zoom Meetings, FaceTime, Skype, Facebook, amongst the myriad others. Google Meet is more of a business-oriented solution for setting up…

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How to Create Messenger Rooms on iPhone & iPad

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You may already know that Facebook Messenger can be used for making video calls and group video calls from your iOS or iPadOS device. Messenger Rooms, on the other hand, are a different implementation of the same service developed by Facebook to compete against the likes of Zoom.

Basically Messenger Rooms are an alternative video conferencing service to those offered by Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, Google Meets, and the myriad others. And with over 2.6 billion monthly active users, Facebook is the biggest social network in the world, so it’s easy to see why some…

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How to Turn Off Camera & Microphone on Zoom for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Windows, etc

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Did you recently start using Zoom for making video calls or participating in online meetings? In that case, you might not be familiar with the interface, and even some of the basic tips like toggling off and on the video camera and microphone when on Zoom.

When you’re in an active video call, you may often find yourself wanting to mute your microphone when someone’s trying to talk to you in the background, or perhaps you’re just clearing your throat. Or sometimes, you may want to turn off your camera if you’re busy with something else and not…

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How to Set a Custom Background on Skype Video Calls

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Do you want to mask your background while you’re video calling your friends, colleagues, and family on Skype? If you use Skype for making video calls, you can hide the background in a matter of seconds and set a custom background if you’d like to. And thankfully, it doesn’t involve the usage of a green screen. This is similar to virtual backgrounds on Zoom, but of course it’s on Skype.

As the name implies, Skype custom backgrounds allows users to display any image as their background during an ongoing video chat. This is extremely helpful in cases where…

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How to Start & Join Video Meetings from Gmail

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Do you use Gmail as the primary platform for sending and receiving emails? If so, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now start video calls right from your Gmail inbox within a matter of seconds.

Recently, Google managed to integrate their Meet video conferencing service into Gmail, allowing users to check emails and join video calls, all in one place. If you aren’t aware, Google Meet allows you to video call up to 100 people with no time limits. As a result, this can be used for handling personal, business, and other work-related meetings right from the…

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How to Share Screen with Zoom on Mac

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You likely already know that you can host Zoom meetings and join them from your Mac, but did you know you can also screen share? Whether video conferencing for work, personal, family, or any other reason, you may be interested in checking out Zoom’s screen sharing functionality.

As the name would imply, this feature lets you share whatever is on your Mac screen with other participants in the Zoom meeting.

How to Share Screen with Zoom on Mac

Before you go ahead with the following procedure, make sure your Mac is running macOS Mojave or later. Assuming you…

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How to Join & Host Zoom Meetings on Mac

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Want to host a Zoom meeting yourself, right from your Mac? How about joining a Zoom meeting? If you’ve been using video calling services to work from home, collaborate with colleagues, or stay in touch with your loved ones during this quarantine period, you’ve probably heard of Zoom already, and you might be interested in trying out hosting meetings yourself, or perhaps you’re just curious how to join an existing Zoom meeting in the first place.

If you’re already familiar with the process of joining and hosting Zoom meetings on iPhone and iPad, you’ll…

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