If you’re considering purchasing the Google Nest Hub, you may be wondering, “Can you make phone calls from Google Nest Hub?” Fortunately, the answer is a resounding yes! In the US, UK, and Canada, the Nest Hub is capable of making phone calls using Google Voice, a standard phone number, or a Google Fi number. However, you’ll need to contact Google support if you’d like to make phone calls from your Nest Hub.
Google’s official support page does not provide a reason for the change, though it may be due to complaints, such as wrong phone numbers, spam, and small user base. It’s also possible that the new policy is due to the friction introduced by the Google Assistant. The only real way to determine for sure is to test it for yourself, but if you’re interested, you should probably opt in for the new calling restriction.
When you’re using your Google Nest Hub, you’ll need to have the latest version of the Google Home app installed on your mobile device. Unlike Alexa, you’ll need the latest Google app on your phone to make phone calls. Depending on which device you have, you may have to download some extra software to be able to connect to the internet. However, the phone feature is a great feature and is worth the cost.
Once you have installed this software on your Google Nest Hub, you’ll need to connect your phone contacts to the Nest. To do this, go to the account screen in the upper right-hand corner of your Nest and select Manage Your Account. Next, select People and Sharing and then toggle on Save contacts from signed-in devices. Now your Google Nest Hub is ready to receive phone calls. It’s time to begin using your new device!