If you are looking for a platform where you can have frictionless & secured business meetings, then Google Hangouts is the right place for you. You can have beautiful conferences over here. Now, if you do not know how to get started with this platform, then keep reading this article till the end, as we are going to tell you about the hangouts beginning from the installation procedure to usage.
Google hangouts include all of your contacts with group chats for about 150 people. You can explore more with the status messages, photos, videos, maps, emoji, stickers, and last but not least animated GIFs. With Google Hangouts, you can turn any conversation into a free group video call with 10 people.
You will be able to call all any phone number in the world. The best part is, they all are free. Google hangout will let you connect with your Google Voice account for phone calling, SMS texting, and voicemail integration. If you want to keep in touch with contacts across Android, iOS, and the web, then Google Hangouts is the best option for you.
You can even synchronize the chats across all of your devices. You can have access to message the contacts anytime. It doesn’t matter if they’re offline or online.
How to Install Google Hangouts
First, take your mobile phone and go straight to the Play Store. After that search “Hangouts” in the Google Play Store. Click on “INSTALL” and let it be installed on your device.
After that, click “OPEN” and wait for a few seconds until you are signed in into the Hangouts with your associated Gmail account. You might be asked for a One Time Password verification.
After that either tap on “Skip” to keep Hangouts from accessing your contact’s list or click on next to continue. Tap on “Allow”.
You will see a green colored plus sign button. Click on that to begin a Hangouts conversation. You will be asked to select the type of conversation to initiate one. It may be Video, call or text.
Then you have to tap on the name of the contact or contacts you want to initiate a conversation with. You will be given a text field. Type your message there and tap on the send button.
After having a conversation. Tap on the back button. You have to repeat the process to converse with your other friends or colleagues.
You can invite anyone who is not having the Hangouts. For that, you have to click on start a conversation and then you have to search for your friend’s name, or email, or phone number. You will get an invite option on the right side. Tap on that to invite him/her to hangouts. An auto-generated link will be sent to them.