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From Hangouts Help Page: Turn off Hangouts and use Google Chat: Open Hangouts in Gmail. Click your name. Click Revert to old Chat. Gmail will refresh, and you can start using Google Chat.
Yes, you can revert to the old Google Chat interface. First, click on the down arrow next to your name/icon. It will bring up a menu of settings (like the picture below). Second, click on "Revert to old chat". It will reload the gmail webapp, and will open a short survey where you can explain why you don't like it. As with other Google interface changes, ...
From: View call history through Hangouts on your computer - Hangouts Help You can view your call history for phone calls made through Hangouts or Google Voice calls in Hangouts. If you have a Google Voice number, your call history will also show calls made to and from your Google Voice number. Here's how to view your call history for Hangouts ...
When the user is using Hangouts instead of Google Chat as the chat app in Gmail, the caret / more options aren't displayed in the pop up contact card. It is t in the contact list view on the side panel. Move your mouse over someone's name and click the drop-down menu icon that appears. You can also right-click on the person's name to make the drop-down menu ...
From: Changing your status - Google Chat Help Yellow: Idle. Your status automatically changes to idle when you're away from your computer for 15 minutes. You can't manually select to appear idle
That happens because you have an open session in Hangouts in any of its apps: Gmail Google+ Chrome Extension Chrome App iOS App Android App From Change my status and profile photo - Hangouts Help Status options that are available in Google Chat, like being busy or invisible, are not available in Hangouts.
At this time Google has two chat services that could be used inline with Gmail web interface: Google Chat and Google Hangouts. You could use Hangouts to send photos/pictures [1,2] but no other kind of files. Instead you could send files by a Gmail message up to 25MB  or uploading the file to Google Drive or another file hosting service and use ...
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