Questions tagged [google-chat]

Use for questions about Google Chat (chat.google.com). Don't confuse it with Google Hangouts.

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Google Chat: Is it possible to disable markdown formatting?

Is it possible to post text like *John* without applying markdown formatting ? I haven't found such parameter in the settings or in Google Chat doc. Escape character \ does not seem to work.
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New-look Gmail - how to keep chat window visible over emails when minimised?

Up till a week or two ago, if I had a chat open in Gmail it would sit over the top of the emails, and if minimised, would still remain there as a little bar. It would turn blue if there was a new ...
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Can GSuite Admins read chats for users in spaces not created by a member of their domain?

Example: A Google Chat space was created by a regular @gmail.com account, invites @company.com accounts into the space. Can the GSuite admins of company.com read all contents of the space, none of the ...
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Receive push notifications on multiple devices in Google Chat

I recently started using Google Chat and ran into an issue while on my Mac. Notifications were appearing only when the tab was open. After reading the support article, I presume this is because I got ...
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Do Google Chat attachments take up your Gmail storage space?

I remember with Hangouts, there wasn't any limit on the photos you could send, and I didn't think they took up any Drive storage space. Do Google Chat attachments take up space in your Drive?
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How do you make a Google Chat Space accessible to everyone in an organization?

I'm trying to create some spaces for my team like "Lunch" and "Happy Hour" so they can coordinate those things and post relevant topics. However, when I create the space, it does ...
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How to export data from Google Chat?

At [1] Google promises that data can be exported from Google Chat. However: At Google Takeout page [2] in Select data to include there is no Chat product. In the exported .zip archive there is no ...
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What is the storage quota impact of sending files in Google Chat?

Google provides quite comprehensive documentation about how to send files in Google Chat messages, but I have been unable to find any information about how such files affect the sender's Google Drive ...
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How can I Stop receiving notifications from someone without opening theirs chat( Google Chat )

My Company uses Google Chat(G Suite) as an IM client. I'm having trouble and don't want to receive chat notifications from a specific person. I want to clear the "Notifications" checkbox in ...
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Is it possible to change the image Google Chat shows for a URL link?

When a URL link is pasted into Google Chat, it will automatically insert an image of the URL. Is it possible to change the image shown? How does Chat decide which image to take?
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How can I migrate from Hangouts to the new Chat?

Some of my contacts have migrated to the new Google Chat which means now I need it installed. Some of my conversations were automatically migrated to Chat but some were not and others have trickled ...
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What are the differences in G Suite's Gmail/Google Chat between "Start group conversation" and "Create room"?

What are the differences between these two choices in G Suite Gmail's Interface?
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