For all those who use Google Duo, here’s good news. You can now leave video messages when somebody misses or declines your call on the duo. The feature new Google Duo update allows users to leave voicemail-style selfie videos. The message can be recorded up to 30 seconds, and will automatically disappear after a day. The message is downloadable and the recipients can also call back.

Google Duo is to take on Apple’s FaceTime by getting this new feature in its latest update. Duo has been able to hold its audience for both iOS and Android. The app happens to be the 17th most popular social networking app on Apple’s App android has covered the threshold of hundred million downloads.

To leave a video message- you need the latest version of Duo then select a name to call. While the call is still in the ring, tap ‘leave video message’ and after the 3-seconds countdown, you need to record your video and tap ‘stop’ and ‘send’. You can even preview the message by tapping play.

To play the received message- messages will be showcased on the contact’s name, just tap play. You can even download, delete or call back the person if you want. Google confirms that all messages are end-to-end encrypted and that the update will start rolling out to Android and iOS and that all users worldwide should see it within the next few days.

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