Google Search Adds Phone Numbers That Dial Via Hangouts

Jun 18, 2014 • 8:20 am | comments (7) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine

Hangout IconGoogle has now added phone numbers that hyperlink to Google Hangouts for voice dialing and calling.

If you search for your favorite place on Google Local, Google may show a big phone number, depending on your query. That phone number is hyperlinked to open using Google Hangouts and do phone dialing and voice over Hangouts.

Here is a screen shot showing it in action:

Google Hangouts Phone Numbers in Search

When you click the phone number, it opens Google Hangouts in a new pop up window:

Google Hangouts Phone Numbers in Search

Then it asks you if you want to call and if there are costs associated with the call:

Google Hangouts Phone Numbers in Search

This was announced by Google's Mayur Kamat on Google+ and then reshared by Google+.

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