alcatel GO FLIP 4
Make video calls with your alcatel GO FLIP 4 it's very useful to keep in touch with family members and friends who are far away or to have work meetings nowadays since teleworking is increasingly popular or for situations of confinement at home for reasons of public health in addition to keeping a virtual date before meeting in person.
On an alcatel GO FLIP 4 you can make video calls comfortably thanks to its screen LCD of 2.8” and resolution of 320×240 px.
There are currently two applications for your alcatel GO FLIP 4 to make videochat or videotelephony one by one or quality group video calls, we indicate some of these apps to install on your GO FLIP 4 in its internal memory 4 GB to be in contact through video calls, all the applications shown below are free and therefore allow you to make calls and video calls completely free from your mobile/cell phone:
Open the application store “KaiOS Store” of your alcatel GO FLIP 4, in the “Social” section search for Google Duo, click on “Install”, once the installation is complete, click on “Open”. You must have a Google account to use it, in your KaiOS You must already have your Google account configured so you must log in immediately without problems, in the case of not having an account you can create it in a few minutes.
Just open Duo on your GO FLIP 4, it will ask you for access to the contacts of the alcatel and permissions to access the camera and microphone, click “allow” to make video calls. It may ask for access to the location, your alcatel GO FLIP 4 has GPS GPS (A-GPS), although it is not necessary to grant this access to make the video call, you can click on “Deny”. It will ask you to enter your phone number, it is necessary to be able to contact other users and make the video call, you will receive an SMS with a confirmation code that you must enter in Google Duo in order to continue.
You will see a very simple but perhaps a little confusing interface, to make a call you must search for a contact by name or phone number, if you cannot find it, it is because that user does not have the Google Duo application installed on their device, you can send them an invitation from the “Invite friends” button.
To make a group video call you must first create a group, click on “Create group”, the group will appear on the home screen, click on the group and then click on “start”.
Once a video call has started, it is not possible to add users to the call, you must first create the group.
One of the advantages of Duo is the possibility of making video calls from almost any device that has a camera, microphone and internet connection. (the GO FLIP 4 has a connection Yes) since it has an app for iOS, Android, and it is also possible to access it through its website from a laptop, desktop PC or a Smart Display such as Google Nest Hub Max.
Download Google Duo from the KaiOS Store
WhatsApp is by far the most widely used application currently to make video calls between friends and family due to its popularity, since practically everyone has a WhatsApp account.
The first thing you must have installed WhatsApp on your alcatel GO FLIP 4, if you have not already done so click on the following link to see the instructions and then come back here. Install WhatsApp on alcatel GO FLIP 4
To start a video call on WhatsApp in a GO FLIP 4 whether it is a group video call or two people, you must first start the video call with a contact from your phonebook, search for the contact and open a chat with it, in the upper right part of the screen there is a video camera icon click on the and the call will start.
Once the video call has started, you can add more users by pressing the + button located in the upper right of the screen of the GO FLIP 4, search for the user and add them to the conversation.
In an existing group you can also make a video call to all the members of the group, for this click on the phone icon in the upper right and select video call, the video call will be made to all the contacts of that group.
In WhatsApp video calls you can choose between the selfie camera video and the rear camera 2MP of the GO FLIP 4.
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