A free chat service from Google that enables both one-on-one chats and group chats with up to ten people at a time.

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Split screen in Google Hangout

I'm trying to create a Google Hangout during a speech where I have two cameras, one pointing at the speaker, and the other pointing at the audience. I would like it so that I could broadcast both ...
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How can you change your status in Google Hangouts from Gmail?

Is there a way to change your status in Google Hangouts from within Gmail?
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“This Hangouts feature has not been enabled for your account. ”

Within Google app's I am unable to grant my users access to the Google Hangouts Chrome plugin. I have checked my global domain settings as well as my settings for a user. But still users are unable ...
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Sending SMS from GTalk in India - Out of Order recently

I have been using gmail for quite a long time now, also been a frequent user of its SMS service through the chat (I mean the old version, not Hangouts). Recently, there is some problem using this for ...
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Question about Google+ hangouts! [duplicate]

Hey everyone so I have a few questions and I would really appreciate a response from those that are "100 factually certain of their answers" over someone who is merely speculating. So I know that ...
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How can I set an automated reply in Google Hangout?

Google Hangout's doesn't show if someone is online, so some of my contacts sometimes assume I'm online. How can I set an automated reply in Google Hangout like "I am not available on Hangout. Please ...
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How can I connect my SIP account to Google Voice (and thus Hangout)?

I want to receive calls to my SIP on my Google Hangout, and thus whenever I'm online with my laptop or phone. Connecting my SIP account to Google Voice (and ideally Hangout) used to be possible ...
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How to avoid timing out in a Google Hangout?

Google Hangouts automatically disconnect after 90 minutes or so unless you click a button saying you are still there. Is there a way to avoid this without having to click the button? (A setting ...
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How do I invite a non Google+ member to a hangout?

When I try to invite a non Google+ member to a hangout it appears to send an email invite but the email never arrives. I have tried about 5 different emails that I have access to to test it out but no ...
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How can I set a notification to let me know when a specific contact get online in Google Talk / Hangout?

I want to have a notification just for one specific contact, not all of them.
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How many people can be on a Google Hangout?

The documentation says ten people can be in a Hangout but I'm hearing that Hangout video maxes out at six people. Which is correct?
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Does IFTTT work with Google Hangouts?

The IFTTT site has a GTalk channel. Is that the same as Hangouts? In the GMail web page, we only have Hangouts, not chat.
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Do Google Hangout broadcasts on youtube have a limited audience, and must the audience have Google Plus?

I'm looking for ways to broadcast my PhD defence online (one component with a presentation, sharing either a PDF, a window, or the screen), and one component with video. It is a public event: anyone ...
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Google Talk shows idle symbol (orange circle) all the time

I recently updated from google-talk to google-hangout. In Hangouts there is no way to set the availability status (available, idle etc.), but my friends (that are still using Google Talk) claim that ...
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How to hide contacts from Hangouts within Gmail

I use Hangouts within Gmail, I do not use any other client. I would like to know if there is any way to remove or hide contacts from the Hangouts chat list. I don't want to block the contacts, but ...
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How can I disconnect all my devices from Google Hangout and Google Talk at once?

I would like to disconnect all my devices such as computers, phones and tablets from Google Hangout and Google Talk at once. Is there any way to do so?
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Ambient noise gets unbearably loud when user not speaking - Google Hangouts

Is there any way to prevent this? If a user isn't speaking the ambient noise gets amplified to ridiculous levels. This problem disappears when the second user starts talking. Unfortunately I can't ...
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Are there any WebRTC applications that can replace Google Hangout and Skype? [closed]

WebRTC support is now available in Firefox and Chrome. Are there any actual applications, most likely - websites, that use it in a way that could replace the functionality of Google Hangout and Skype? ...
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How do I prevent strangers from showing up in my Google Hangout?

For the past couple of months, thousands of strange people have been appearing in my Google Hangout when I look for a contact to chat with. How can I disable that and just leave the people I have in ...
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How to see who is online with the new “Hangouts” in Gmail?

I just upgraded to from regular Google chat to the new Hangouts feature using this article, but one thing I can't figure out is how to see if people are online. In the regular Google chat there was a ...
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How do I get Google Hangouts to remember my audio settings?

I have a variety of audio devices attached to my computer in addition to the built in speakers and microphone. When I use Google hangouts, I have to go to the configuration settings every time to tell ...
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How to see Google Hangouts online status (away, busy, …)

How can I see the Google Hangouts online status (away, idle, busy, ...) of my friends? I can see the small green line but nothing else when the person is away.
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Contact picture in Google Hangouts not showing

I have this friend in Google Hangouts that will always appear with no profile. Even though he has no Google+ profile and I have stablished a custom picture in Google Contacts, I still see no face. ...
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How do you auto-archive chat/hangout messages in Gmail?

I use hangouts on Android and on the desktop (browser extension) and these messages periodically appear in my Gmail inbox. So every day I'm having to manually archive all these hangout messages that ...
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Gmail 'Account Activity' consists of my Android logins?

Wanted to check if there is a way to see what is the IP address of my own Gmail (Hangout) account of my Android device. I don't have direct access to the device right now. But my ...
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How do I get a transcript of my Google hangout chat?

I ran a meeting on Google Hangout, and we took notes on chat. We all accidentally forgot to copy the chat text before all leaving. Can I somehow retrieve a transcript of the chat during the hangout?