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How to Use Google Hangouts on Your iPhone And Android

Google Hangouts on your Android and iPhone. Google Hangouts is an app for chat and it is part of Google G’s suite. It can be used in your iPhone And Android to send messages, make voice and video calls. This article is a guide on how to use Google Hangouts on Your iPhone And Android. You can make call and videos call too with Google Hangouts.

How to Use Google Hangouts on Your iPhone And Android

What is Google Hangouts?

Google Hangouts is a chat app that is an integral part of Google’s G Suite. As I earlier mentioned. It can be used to communicate with people up to 150 at a time or create a video call with about 10 individuals. To start, you will have to ensure that you install the Google Hangouts app from the App Store and log in with your Google account.

How to Use Google Hangouts on Your iPhone

To start using Google Hangouts on Your iPhone, here are the steps to follow;

  • Download and install the app from the App Store if you don’t have the app in your phone
  • Open the Google Hangouts app
  • Tap on the contacts widget at the button left side of the page.
  • Tap on the Name in your contacts list whom you want to chat with. If the person is not part of your contacts, key in their email address in the search box at the top of the screen
  • Next, click on the ‘Done’
  • Then tap their email addresses
  • From the pop-up menu, choose the options of communication either with a text message, video call, or voice call
  • Once  you start chatting with a contact, you can add extra people
  • Click the menu at the top of the screen by the right
  • Then in the pop-up, click on the “create new group”
  • Add additional people to the group from your contacts list and then click the checkmark at the top right of the screen

How to Use Google Hangouts on your Android

  • Launch the Google Hangouts app
  • Click on the “Plus” sign
  • Choose the contacts you want to invite to your Hangouts. You will have to sort your contact into groups, you can choose a group
  • In the screen that opens, click on the video icon at the top of the screen and intimate a one on one or group video call.
  • Press on the phone receiver icon to start a voice call
  • Send a message from the button on the screen. Use emojis in the same way as you can just like texting app. Messages are sent and receive instantly between groups or two users.
  • For those participating in a video chat, they can use their headphones or earbuds to assist in reducing echo.

How to Use Google Hangouts on Your iPhone to create a group Chat

You can use the Start Hangoutsbutton which is the green button with the Plus sign inside it to create a group conversation quickly.

  • Launch the Google Hangouts app
  • tap the ‘Text’ button below the screen
  • Click the “Start Hangouts” button
  • If you want to begin a chat with any person, click the contacts in the contacts list.
  • Or click on the “New group” and multiple people to your chat
  • Once you are in a chat, you can click on the video or voice buttons at the top of the screen to change to the type of conversation.

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