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how to make a phone call from your computer

making phone calls from a computer or computer is already available, but perhaps with the presence of different communication applications, not many people know about it.

how to make a phone call from your computer
how to make a phone call from your computer

There are a large number of ways to contact someone through a computer, such as a video calling applications, and messaging applications. but here we will give you an easy way to make phone calls to cellular or land phone numbers through a computer.

Below we will learn how to make phone calls from a computer easily:

What devices do you need to make a call from computer to phone?

A computer is definitely a must, but it doesn't matter if you're using Windows 10 or Mac OS. or a laptop or desktop computer, you can make phone calls using the computer's built-in microphone and speakers.

However, it is not recommended to use built-in speakers due to the interference of the surrounding sounds, so the sound will be distorted and unclear. so you can use a headset with a microphone for a better experience while maintaining your privacy at the same time. And any headset will do the trick, whether a gaming headset or a wireless headset, such as AirPods from Apple.

You should also make sure that the headset is working well before you start making phone calls, and you can check this in Windows 10 by following these steps:

  1. Press the (Start) button, and select (Settings), from the menu.
  2. Choose System.
  3. From the side menu, which is on the left of the screen, click on the “Sound” option.
  4. Here you can select the correct input and output devices, change volume levels and test the microphone.

What devices do you need to make a call from computer to phone
What devices do you need to make a call from computer to phone?

Scroll down and tap App volume and device preferences if you want the volume in your calling app to be different from other apps on your system.

On macOS, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Apple menu.
  2. Choose (System Preferences).
  3. Click on the Sound option.
  4. Under the Input & Output tabs, you can select the headset, check volume levels, and adjust the audio balance.

And to be absolutely sure that everything is working correctly, you can make a test recording via the Voice Recorder app in Windows 10, and QuickTime Player in macOS.

What program do you need to make a call from computer to phone 2021

When it comes to making phone calls using a computer, you will have a lot of options. If you have a Mac and an iPhone registered with the same Apple ID, just download the FaceTime app for Mac OS, where you can make a phone call With any contact saved in your phone.

If you are using Windows 10, you can do this with the Your Phone app that is now part of the Windows operating system, and you can also make phone calls through your Android phone, and to do this:

Press the Start button and select the application from the list.

Go to the Calls tab, then follow the instructions as we explained in a previous article, and remember that you must install the application on your Android phone to make phone calls.

Other applications to make a call from the computer

If you don't want to make calls on your phone, you can try the following apps:

  • Skype

 A good option when making phone calls through a computer for both Windows and Mac OS, as it offers a lot of subscription options such as: offering 60 minutes of free phone call per month if you subscribe to Office 360.

  • Keku App

 An app that runs inside a web browser. Similar to Skype, all you have to do is tap on any number to call it, and set your caller ID as needed. It also allows the recording of calls as well.

  • Google Voice app

 Allows you to make calls to mobiles and landlines through a web browser, with automatic voicemail transcription available.

  • TextNow app

 Available for all computer operating systems, it has a smartphone app, which offers you a free phone number to use, and you can subscribe from within the app to access more features.

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