Meet friends and family online, share photos, host video calls, and send SMS and Hangouts messages. Log in to a Google Account beforehand (see Google Account).

Using Hangouts

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Google google folder icon > Hangouts google hangouts icon.

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  1. Tap Add add icon to start a new Hangout.
  2. Type a name, email, number, or circle, or select a contact from the list.
  3. Type a message or tap Video hangouts video icon to start a video chat.

Hangouts Operations

Note: You can use Hangouts as your phone’s default messaging app, or as a standalone IM app. If you set Hangouts as the default messaging app, the Messages app will be disabled. For more information, see Default Applications.