As you all know, Google Hangout is partially replaced by Google Meet. However, it is allowing us to call US number from India Free of charge with its old Hangout App. But to some extend, Hangout will be a good service to make a cheap and free call to mobile numbers.
Rather than other services such as Whatsapp, Facebook etc, Hangout can be used to call Mobile numbers. They are offering very cheap VoIP calls to their customers. One main feature most people don’t now was its free service. That we are going to discuss here.
Google hangout can be used to make free calls to US numbers, ie. if you have friends and families living in the United States, you can call them directly on their phone number completely free. All the calls to US Numbers from hangout is absolutely free from any part of the world.
Inorder to make call using Hangout, first you have to download the hangout dialer app from Play Store.
After installing the app, it will be integrated with your Hangout app, where you can dial the number directly or can choose from your contact list.
By default, your call is placed as anonymous, ie the person you called will receive the call as Anonymous. In order to set your mobile number as the caller id, follow the steps so that the receiver will get your number on the screen when you make a call to them.
Step 1: Click on the Menu
Step 2: Then, click on the settings.
Step 3: Click on your Email Address.
Step 4: Click on the Verified phone number section. Add your number there and verify it.
Step 5: After you verified your number, click on ‘Outbound Caller ID’. From there select your verified phone number and set it as your caller ID.
Now the receiver will get a call from your number when you make a call.