Google Duo for PC: Install Duo on Windows 7/8/10 & Mac

By | June 14, 2017


Google Duo for PC

Google has recently launched two very new and useful apps namely Google Duo and Google Allo for PC. These apps have become very popular in the market in very short period of time. Google Duo for PC is an app made for video calling. The app is user friendly and easy to use. The active users of Google Duo for PC and Mac is now very large in number and most of them are now using these apps to make video calls, Just like the Skype !

For the time being, Google Duo and Google Allo app is only available for Android and iOS platforms but we can use these app on PC and laptops too ! To make this happen, the only requirement is to create an Android ecosystem on computer so that it will able to run the apps. The software which are used to make Android environment on PC are known as Android Emulators through which you can use Google Duo app on PC or laptop.



How Google Duo PC is Different from Other Apps

Unlike other app the Google Duo having the feature of Live Preview. The user interface is also very simple and easy to use. In slow internet conditions the video calls doesn’t interrupted and works very smooth. The only feature which is missing in Google Duo app is the messaging functionality which you can get in Skype. Google Duo is purely made for video calling. The soul purpose of Google Duo PC app is to provide a video calling facility to the user but it also provide some more features which enhance its functionality to a great extend. Let’s have a look on some of the astounding features of Google Duo PC app.


Features of Google Duo App for PC

1 ) The app is Available to download on both the platform i.e Android & iOS. It supports total 78 languages.

2 ) User Interface is simple and easy to use.

3 ) Fast video calling can be done easily on Google Duo for PC.

4 ) Google Duo is a Cross platform app.

5 ) In order to start Google Duo app, you just require your phone number and all the contacts present in your contact list will get synced automatically.

6 ) No requirement of a separate account to make calls on Google Duo PC.

7 ) You can make instant calls right after completing the registration and sign up process.

8 ) No such problems appeared like choppy calls, calls getting disconnected, voice not clear, etc.

9 ) Knock knock feature or also called as Live Preview feature making it more spontaneous and welcoming.

10 ) Google Duo for PC provides high security which ensures end to end encryption in calling.

11 ) In case of signal issues or if the internet connectivity is lost during the video call, it connects to the networks automatically.

12 ) The Google Duo for PC requires very less space and therefore you don’t have to worry about storage capacity available in your device as it is only about 5MB in size.


How to Download Google Duo for PC: Windows 7,8,10 and Mac

To install and run the Google Duo and Allo app on PC, the first and most important thing is to download and install the Android Emulator on your PC or laptop device. You can download any Emulator of your choice as there are many Android Emulator are available to download on the internet like Bluestacks, Youwave, Memu, Leapdroid, Andyroid, etc. If you don’t have any idea regarding Android Emulators and what it is used for, then refer this Guide on – How to Download of Android emulators on Windows PC and Mac.

Here we will provide you the step by step guide on how to download the Google Duo/Allo for PC or Mac system via Bluestacks Android Emulator.

  • Firstly step is to download th Bluestacks Player on your PC or Mac from here.
  • Now, Install the Google Duo PC app on your PC or laptop . The overall procedure is very simple and you can easily go through it without any issues.
  • Once the installation process completes, Open Bluestacks player by double Clicking on its icon available on desktop of your PC.
  • Navigate to the Search button of Bluestacks Emulator and Click on it.
  • Go to the Search bar and search for “Google Duo” by typing through your PC keyboard and press “Enter” button.
  • Click on the Google Duo PC official app and you will be redirected to Google Play Store.
  • Click on “Install” button of Google Duo for PC app to begin the installation process.
  • After the installation is complete, open the Google Duo PC app, and enter your contact number.
  • You will receive a text message on your phone number. Verify your contact number by entering the text message code in the required field.


Google Duo for PC vs. Skype vs. IMO

Google Duo provides a unique feature of Live Preview through the video starts before you pick up the call which you will not find on Skype or any other video calling app. The app also ensures users to make video calls on slow internet connectivity without any interruptions and disconnection.

The Google Duo PC app also possess smart ability to switch over from cellular networks to Wifi and vice-versa, in between the calls which is very handy feature. Theses kind of special functionality we have never seen in Skype or in IMO app. But in near future we will able to see how these video calling giants challenge the Google Duo app.

So these is the all about the Google Duo PC app which is very user friendly and used to make one to one video calling. As the app supports cross platform functionality, it allows user to make video calls to their friends, family members etc. even if they are using devices like iPhone and iMac. Both iOS and Android can communicate with each other on Google Duo for PC App. You can also increase and decrease the Audio level in between video calls. 

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