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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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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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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“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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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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. ...