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Prepaid credit for Google Hangouts

I have a Skype account that allows me to phone overseas telephone numbers at a local rate. Does Google Hangouts have a similar "prepaid" concept?
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Create direct link to Google Hangouts chat

I need to create a link to open one particular Hangouts chat (not videocall). It is possible to open a chat in a separate window from the main Google+ page, but the URL of that window (something like ...
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How do I hide the Hangouts panel on Google Plus?

On the Google+ website (plus.google.com), the Hangouts panel appears on the right hand side. I already have the Chrome Hangouts extension so I don't need it there at all.
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No phone icon showing on contacts in Hangouts or Google Voice

I installed Google Hangouts on my new laptop and now the phone icon does not appear next to any of my contacts when I try to open a chat and call them. If I try to call them through the Hangouts ...
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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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Does Google Hangouts live streaming have a viewer count limit?

Looking at the Hangouts On Air common questions - and within those FAQs under "Invites and Viewership" there is this question, How many people will be able to watch the broadcast? with this answer: ...
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Google Hangout fullscreen overlay

Is it possible to make an overlay from the videochat over a fullscreen app? Would like to see the video chat over a video for instance.
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How I selectively turn off Google Chat Notifications on Per Machine Basis

I have two machines (Windows + Ubuntu) that both run Chrome and might both be open to Gmail. I use chat and hangouts extensively throughout the day, but would like only my Ubuntu machine to play ...
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Particular Google Hangout window not opening

A particular conversation (with just one person) is not opening up. I can see that there are new messages and read the last line in the conversations list, but the window just won't open. What I ...
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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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What is the single/alone URL for Hangouts chat?

I want to have the URL for Hangouts, in order to open it directly, similar to the one used for Google Contact. That is, I don't want the Hangouts to be a popup to the G+ site. Is such thing ...
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Back to Google Talk

Starting from today the Google Hangouts panel in my Gmail tells me that I should join Google+ to use Hangouts. Is there a way to revert the plugin to the old Google Talk plugin in Gmail? (Please note ...
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Gmail - problem with Hangout and filters

I've set up filter in Gmail to label all mails/chats/hangouts with my wife. Filter is quite simple: from:her-email-address@gmail.com set label "Wife" never send to spam But now every ...
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How do I hide some people in Google Hangouts?

All my hangouts are archived, yet Google Hangouts is deciding to show me some arbitrary list of people in there. How do I hide some of them? This list I can see in both gmail and g+.
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How do you disable the popup notification in the Google Hangouts extension for Chrome?

Is there a way to disable just the popup that appears at the bottom right when receiving a message from someone, without disabling all notifications?
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How do you disable the notification alert sounds in the new Google Hangouts?

I found the new Google Hangouts sounds annoying and they don't provide a way to disable them. The only thing you can do is disable notifications entirely, per contact even, not globally. How can you ...
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How do I just show online people in Gmail Hangout (formerly Talk/chat)?

The new Google Hangouts in Gmail option seems interesting, and while it shows my most recent contacts, most of them aren't online (some never are because of the Google account they use). Can I sort ...
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Is there a way to make phone calls from Gmail when the new hangouts is enabled?

Gmail currently provides free domestic calling for users in the US and Canada, directly in the Gmail interface. It uses the Google Video Chat plugin to allow voice calls to be made to regular phone ...
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Disable camera by default in Google Hangouts

Is there a way to set it so my camera does not come on by default immediately when I place a call? When I click a contact in the new Hangouts popup in Chrome or in Gmail, I have a button that says ...
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How can I dock Google Hangouts inside the browser window, instead of floating or docked on the Windows system bar?

As of right now, when I run the plugin it is docked at the bottom of my screen on the Windows system bar. I preferred how Talk was docked in gmail. Is there any way to get that behavior back. NOTE: I ...
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Always connected in Gmail Chat

I tried to set my status to invisible in Gmail Chat, but I got "Oops! You are not invisible because you're logged into Google Talk from another client, device, or location that doesn't support ...
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In the new Google Hangouts, is there any way to change the emoticon set?

The new Google Hangouts replaced the normal Google Chat ASCII-ish emoticons with somewhat disturbed looking gumdrops. Is there any way to change this emoticon set, or even put it back to how it was ...
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Google Hangout live button

Is there a way to add a button on my website to appear whenever I have a Google Hangout live? and to be linked to my hangout?
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Integrate a Google Hangout link in a calendar invite from a 3rd party site (not from Gmail)

In the site I manage, users can schedule meetings with one another and connect on Google Hangout, but they have to find each other on Google+ or send a calendar invite from Gmail with a hangout link. ...
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How to Integrate Google Hangout in my website?

Actually I'm trying to add API in my website where I can randomly assign two person for video chat. For this I want to use google talk or google hangout. But there is a problem that for this,they have ...
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Search for Public Google Plus Hangouts I can join

For a while now I can only see On Air Hangouts. I can't join those. How can I search in Google Plus for Public, "joinable" (not On Air) Hangouts?
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Can I make the Google Hangout window full screen?

I had a Google Hangout with a friend today. There were 3 windows: one "big" with her, one small with me, one small with her. Even the "big" window was small, less that a quarter of my screen (at ...
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How to join a public hangout?

Before, I could easily join public hangouts. But now, whenever I click on the play button it's opening a Youtube live stream.
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G+ Hangouts, is there any way to prevent the hall of mirrors effect when sharing the desktop?

In G+ hangouts, I'm often sharing my desktop. Sometimes when I do this I mute the other participants because I'm giving some kind of lecture, but I will check back to see what they're saying in chat ...
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Adding a Google Hangout button to my site. When visitors click it, is there anyway for it to initiate a hangout with me?

Basically, I am adding a Google Hangout button to my Contact page. The idea is for my visitors to be able to press the button and for it to initiate a Google Hangout with me. Is this possible? Is ...
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Is there a way to tell how many people are in a Google Hangout programmatically? [closed]

I'd like to host a larger event on Google Hangouts, which would require multiple Hangouts simultaneously. It would be great to create a page that lists the hangouts as well as how many people were in ...
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Is there a way to join Google Hangouts without a Google+ account?

One of my friends insists that I should use Google Hangouts because it's so much better than Skype. I would like to give it a try, but I wouldn't like to create a Google+ profile for that. Is there ...
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How to record video with voice of Google+ hangout?

I’ll be doing a Hangout with 9 other people and I would like to record the whole thing, so others can see it later. How do I record a Google+ hangout session (both video and audio)?
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Does Google+ have any video chat bots you can call to test out the video hangout functionality? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gmail Video Chat Tester Bot? For instance in Skype I have such as service in my contacts list called "Echo / Sound Test Service" which you can call up, record a message, ...
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Access “old” Google+ Hangout from web browser?

I have started a couple of Google+ Hangouts on my cell phone (Android), and I can access them whenever I want. I've been unable to find these Hangouts in a regular desktop web browser, though. On ...