Check out these downloadable guides for downloading, installing, and using popular apps to help you keep in touch while you’re social distancing. To download a guide, click the guide you want that matches the device or OS you are using, and then click the downwards arrow download button. Click the window that pops up at the bottom of your screen to open your downloaded file.
If you want to jump to the app you use most, or your device or OS of choice, use these quick jump buttons here:
- Skype: Android, Windows (PC), & iOS
- Zoom: Android, Windows (PC), & iOS
- FaceTime: iOS & Mac
- Google Duo: Android
Downloadable Guides: Skype (Android, Windows, & iOS)
Skype is an online calling service that will allows two or more people to see and hear one another on a live video feed. It can be used on a computer, laptop, tablet, and most types of mobile phones.
Downloadable Guides: Zoom (Android, Windows, & iOS)
Zoom is an online calling service that allows two or more people to see and hear one another over live video. It can be used on a computer, laptop, tablet, and most types of mobile phones. It is free to download and use, and allows you to keep in touch with friends and family.
Downloadable Guides: FaceTime (iOS & Mac)
FaceTime is an online live video calling service that is free to use for Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, and Mac computers. FaceTime is not compatible with Android devices, so both you and the person you’re calling must have an Apple device with FaceTime set up to use the service. You can use it to make one-on-one calls to your loved ones, or have group calls with multiple people at once.
Downloadable Guides: Google Duo (Android)
Google Duo is a high quality video calling app that is free to use for Android, Apple, and desktop. Make one-to-one calls, use voice and video calling, and set up call groups to easily start pre-set groups. Use chat messaging to keep conversations going and join calls directly and simply within the app.
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