With Hangout Gmail, you can send and receive messages with one or multiple people. Hangout is a popular communication platform developed by Google. Hangout can be used for:
- Instant message
- Video chat
- SMS and more
Hangout is available on hangout.google.Com, as a chrome extension, and as a Windows app. It can also be used on the Gmail page.
How do I Start a Conversation
- Once you are on your device, tap on Hangout.goggle.com or open Hangouts in Gmail. if you have the hangout chrome extension, hangouts will open in a new window
- At the top, click new conversation
- Enter and select a name or email address
- Type your message, you can also add emoji’s, photos or location
- Tap Enter
How to Receive Messages
When you select your hangout window, the message will be marked as read. This means that the message will no longer appear as bold and your profile picture shows up under the last message sent in the conversation.
Should you close or minimize your hangout window, your profile photo will not appear. People you are chatting with can see the type of device you use and if you are online or not.
Turn on Hangout in Gmail
Start by signing in to Gmail. Then expand the google talk box in the Left hand sidebar by clicking the speech bubble icon. Next, you click on your chat avatar and select try new hangout.
How to Invite People
To invite people to tune in on your discussion, open the email within Gmail. Then press the down arrow in the top right to show the drop-down menu. Select open chat, type in the name, email address. Tap send an invitation. Once it has been accepted, you can chat.
I hope the brief article was able to clear you on all you need to know about hangout Gmail… Thanks for coming around. Have a blessed day.