Google Home app’s new button lets you video call your smart display

After rolling out the Call Home quick action in the Google Home app for iOS devices, Google has now added the same feature to the Google Home app on Android. The new “Call Home” button launches the Duo app and initiates a video call to your smart display

What you need to know

A new Call Home button added to the Google Home app on Android lets you make a video call to your smart display. When you make a call, your own name will appear on the smart display, although anyone at your home can answer. The Call Home quick action was added to the Google Home iOS app earlier this month. As noted by the folks … In order for the feature to work, you must have the smart display connected to your Google account. The “Call Home” button lets you place a video call from the Google Home app on your phone directly to any Google Assistant-enabled smart display that you may have at your home. Since the feature has just started rolling out, it may take a few weeks for it to become widely available.