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Hangouts review

Hangouts is an application for communicating in voice chat, making Group and individual video calls, as well as accepting and sending messages. Created by Google LLC developers and has over 1 billion downloads.

The convenience of instant messengers

Hangouts refer to messengers -- these are programs that allow you to exchange text messages, audio, and video calls over the Internet. Messengers do not require a lot of memory on your phone. They also place notifications about new messages in the background on the lock screen. They work well with mobile Internet, Wi-Fi connection and aren't demanding Internet speed at all.

However, they don't work without an Internet connection, and the recipient must also have Internet access, and the message won't be delivered without the Internet. Messengers are similar to mobile communication but have significant advantages over it. After all, most people have constant access to the Internet, and you could use messengers to communicate for free.

Advantages of Hangouts

Hangouts is a messenger created on May 15, 2013, that allows you to make video calls, exchange messages, documents, and images. This app is a combination of previous developments of Google Talk, Google+ Chats, Google+ Meetings. Initially, Google wanted to call this app Babel, but by the time it was released, the name had changed. Today, the app allows you to make video conferences for up to 30 people at the same time. There is also an opportunity for group communication in a chat that supports up to 100 people.

Hangouts allow you to edit an image before sending it and offers many filters, while the app supports gif animation. The app has a simple interface and system synchronization of contacts and data from your Google+ account. Hangouts use secure storage to improve your smartphone's memory performance. And most importantly, everything in Hangouts is free, except for some calls.

Basic possibilities

Simple and stylish

The application interface is implemented simply and concisely. In the chat window that opens, there are a couple of columns: messages and dialogs. There are 850 emoticons in Hangouts, which allows you to choose something new.

The functions of the messenger

After adding a user to the chat, it won't be possible to delete it, and you will have to delete the entire dialog and create it again without this user. Hangouts provide that each chat can switch to a video call for up to 30 participants. It is also possible to automatically determine the number.

The Bottom Line

At first glance, Hangouts is a messenger that is great for business. There is nothing superfluous in Hangouts, everything is simple and clear. This is why it is the easiest and most convenient service for communication, data exchange, video, and voice communication. Despite its simplicity, it can be used for remote lectures, conferences, and negotiations.

We Like

  • Free call;
  • Group chat up to 100 people, video calls up to 30 people;
  • High speed and quality connection.

We Dislike

  • It isn't possible to delete a message;
  • Doesn't display are participant in the network or not.





5 / 5

Author: Google LLC
Latest Version: Varies with device
Publish Date: 2020-03-18
Size: Varies with device