Do you want to know how to use Gmail video chat?. Don’t worry friends, by going through this article you’ll be able to enjoy video chat feature of Gmail by the use of Google Hangouts. If you want to avail this feature, then you need to install Google Hangouts plugin first. Do check our article on “How to install Google Hangouts Plugin for Gmail.”
Everyone loves to connect with their friends by any means whether text, call, whats app, or Social networking. Nowadays, people prefer video calls as compared to another connecting medium, keeping this in mind, we are here discussing the use of video chat. Just have a glance at this article to know how to use a Gmail video chat.
Steps to use Gmail video chat:
Method 1 of 2:
Step 1: First you need to log in with your Gmail account by providing your user Id and password and then click on “Sign In” button.
Step 2: On the left side of your Gmail dashboard, you may see different options like inbox, drafts, sent mail, etc. Below these options, you may see a chat option and from this option, you just need to select the recipient to whom you want to start a video chat.
Step 3: As soon as you click the chat option, a new window pops open at the bottom right corner of your screen. Inside that chat window, you may see a camera icon (as marked in the image below). Just click that camera icon to start a video chat with your selected recipient.
Step 4: Finally, you may see some kind of this window as shown in the image below. (If you want to cancel your video call at a particular instant of time, then you can click on “Red Phone” button)
Method 2 of 2:
Step 1: First you need to go to the Google Hangouts official page, i.e., “https://hangouts.google.com/” to open the Google Hangouts login screen, as shown in the image below.
After that, click on the “Sign In” button to login Google Hangouts with your Gmail accounts
Step 2: After that, you may see a Google Hangouts Home screen. On the left-hand side, you may see your contact list. You just need to click any of your contacts (as in our case, we have already selected one) and then click on “Video Call” button, to start a video chat with your friend.
That’s all friends. Keep reading.