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Google Hangouts

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Communication
Collaboration
Sharing files and desktop

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Google Hangouts

What is Hangouts?

Hangouts is an instant messaging and video chat platform that is built into Google+ and Gmail. It is free to use and a great tool for both one-to-one conversations and group chats. 

Benefits of using Hangouts

  • Browser based so easy for people to access and use
  • Intuitive and easy to use
  • Ideal for communicating with team members 

Hangouts tools and features

  • There is a mobile Hangouts app for android and iOS
  • Communication options include hangout messages, video calls, phone calls and text messages
  • Each Hangout conversation can hold up to 10 users
  • Synchs across devices, so you can keep the conversation going wherever you are
  • Share photos, videos, locations and stickers
  • Video calls - share screen option

More information

  • Get started with Hangouts
  • Hangouts is available in the Marjon G-Suite, if you are interested in using Hangouts (or any other Google app) and do not currently have a Marjon Google account then please get in contact with the MeLT team: elearning@marjon.ac.uk who will set up an account for you.

How to communicate with Hangouts