How to Place a Call With Your Chromebook and Android Phone

Sometimes, when you reach for a website and find an official number from there to call to the staff or the office, you often have to look for the contact details from your Chromebook and then type it on your Android to make a call. This seems quite complex and irritating, but there is an easy solution to this.

Isn’t it satisfying to know that now you can send the contact number from the Chromebook to your Android phone directly to make a call? Below is the guide for the same, so let us get started!

How to place a call using a Chromebook and an Android phone?

The very first step to getting started on making a call using Chromebook and Android phone is to connect them both. The steps to connect a Chromebook and an Android phone are:

  1. Go to the ‘Chromebook Settings’ on the bottom right corner of the screen on the toolbar.
  2. Tap on the ‘Settings’ button indicated by a gear icon.
  3. Select the ‘Connected Devices’ option from the toolbar present on the left side of the window.
  4. Click on the ‘Set Up’ button under the ‘Android Phone’ tab.
  5. A list of devices will appear. Select and click on your Android device.
  6. Once you’ve selected the device name, tap on the ‘Accept & Continue’ button on the bottom of the window.
  7. The next pop-up window will ask you for your Google password. Enter the same to move further and connect devices.
  8. The connectivity of your Chromebook and the Android phone will appear in the next window. Click ‘Done’ to finish the process.
  9. Now, you can also sync your devices. All you need to do is turn the slider on for some specific settings.

How to set up Google messages on your Chromebook?

The steps to set up Google messages on your Chromebook are:

  1. Tap on the ‘Set Up’ button next to messages under the ‘Connected Devices’ tab.
  2. Next, go to the Google messages on your phone and click on the three-dotted menu.
  3. A drop-down menu will appear with a list of options. Select ‘Messages for Web.’
  4. The next window appears with a ‘QR Code Scanner.’ Scan the QR code from your phone that is appearing on your Chromebook.

Following the steps mentioned above will set up Google messages on your Chromebook. Also, you can perform activities like send and receive messages on your Chromebook, unlock your computer with the phone, etc.

How to start a call from your Chromebook?

The steps to start a call on your Chromebook are:

  1. Browse for any contact number to place a call.
  2. Tap on the phone number that appears on the screen.
  3. The connected Android device names will appear on a pop-up window. Select the device you want to use to make a call.
  4. You’ll be notified with the contact number on your Android device regarding the same. Click on the number to place a call.

An additional advantage of this method is that you don’t have to go looking for the contact number each time you want to place a call. Instead, you can save the contact details on your phone and directly make a call next time.

SOURCE:- How to Place a Call With Your Chromebook and Android Phone

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