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Description of Hangouts

Hangouts app is a singular communications platform developed by Google that allows its users to start conversation, text, make voice or video calls. It is effective in both one-on-one settings or in a group. Hangouts was originally a feature of Google+ and integrated into Gmail.

It became a stand-alone product in 2013. Now it is a part of the G Suite line of products and mobile Hangouts application is also available for iOS and Android devices. This app has now evolved into two primary products, Google Meet and Google Chat.

Hangouts features

There are numerous features, some of the key features are,

  • Instant Messaging

Using Hangouts application, you can keep in touch with your friends and family by sending instant messages to them.

  • Voice and Video Call

Other than instant messaging option Hangouts also allows you to make voice calls and video chats.

  • Group Voice Call

You can even create groups in Google Hangouts app and you are allowed to send texts or make voice chats. With this feature, you won’t need to inform about important matters to your friends and family individually and you can tell them all at once by creating a group. It enables you to include up to 250 people in the group.

  • Group Conference

Hangouts not only allows you to make individual video chat but also make conference calls. It permits up to 25 people to be in one video chat together.

  • Multi-Tasking

You can also exchange texts and use other applications while you are still on a voice or video call in hangouts. It allows you to minimize the call so it is visible on a corner of the screen and thus enables you to do other works. This function works in both desktop and mobile versions.

  • Disable Audio or Video

The latest Google Hangouts app offers you options to turn off your mic and/or camera at any time during the call without it ending the session. You can also force only incoming audio so that regardless of whether the participant is showing a video only audio will be active.

  • Share Link to Join Call

It lets you share a link to a Google Hangouts call so that anyone you want to add to the call can join through the link.

  • Share Location

The Hangouts application can send your current location to anyone you want.

  • Favorite Conversation

You can favorite any conversation you want in this app. The conversation you marked as favorite will be listed first in the conversations list.

Other Functions

  • You can send photos, videos, maps, emoji, stickers, and animated GIFs to make your conversation more expressive and livelier.
  • It is compatible with multiple computing devices.
  • Hangouts integrates with other Google applications.
  • It offers custom controls for Admins.
  • Connect your Google Voice account for phone calling, SMS texting, and voicemail integration.
  • Allows you to upload status messages.
  • Hangouts app enables you to call any phone number in the world
  • You can easily keep in touch with contacts across Android, iOS, and the web, and sync chats across all your devices.
  • Offers features like Auto Screen Focus, Intelligent Muting, Hangout on Air, etc.
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