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Google Hangouts: Get Started with Hangouts

Get started with Hangouts

With Hangouts, you can send messages and make video calls on multiple devices to multiple people. You can also share photos and your location with others. You can keep touch with family and friends at home or when you're on-the-go through Hangouts in Gmail, Google+, the Chrome exension, or on your iOS or Android Device.

What you need to get started on Hangouts

To use Hangouts, you’ll need a Google Account.

On a computer:

On a mobile device:

Sign up for Google+ for more features in Hangouts

To access more advanced features of Hangouts, like starting Hangouts with Google+ circles or sharing your Google+ photos, you’ll need a Google+ account.