Google introduces many applications to manage pictures, communication, messages, data, and files. One of them is Google Hangouts latest APK 34.0.314821282 (26355084) that’s very interesting to use. What is Hangouts? Well, it is communication app with Google as the primary network. You can call and send message to friend then receive the real time communication quickly. In general, it is similar to your chatting or email apps, but all about communication comes from Google. This app is available on a smartphone that uses android as operating system. You can also find another version of this app to be installed in non-Android phone. Therefore, enjoy starting communication easily with this app.
Hangouts File Information
Last updated: July 10, 2020
Developer: Google, Inc.
Version: 34.0.314821282 (26355084)
Requirement: Android 4.1 and up
File size: 22.9 MB
Uploaded: July 10, 2020 at 10:14AM GMT+07
Available on Google Play: Install from Google Play
Hangouts app review
One of the advantages of this app is you do not need a phone number to contact friends. All of contact comes from Google account which relies on email. Contacts are automatically saved through email and you can add more contacts directly. After the contacts are ready, start to send messages as usual with chatting app. This message is more than text because several media are able to be attached in this app. For example, you may put a picture or emoticons to make fancier message.
Another feature is group mode. You may want to put some friends with the same interest and hobby into one group. It is easy to create groups in Hangouts. Go to top left then select new group. Add the name of group then select friends that want to put into groups. The next feature is video call that integrates with phone camera. You can use this feature to make video calls for people anywhere around the world. Other features are notification, snooze, map, directly taking photos, and archived. Just put archived message when it is no longer in use.
Moreover, it uses internet as primary connection in order to connect with others. You may find trouble when the connection is not available. Google may the biggest company in digital era, but this app seems unknown for the majority of users. There is limitation for users, until you send the invitation to people for using it.
- It has text and multimedia feature.
- It offers video call feature.
- The app is supported by Google, so you need Google account to access it.
- You can enjoy the simple interface.
- It doesn’t need a phone number for contact.
- Hangouts only has the limited users.
How to use
Having few friends that use Hangout does not reduce your interest to make this app as primary communication media. How to use Hangouts for Android? Firstly, open Hangouts then login via your Google account. After that, you will see contact with some names. You need to check the invitation section to see friends that are available in Hangouts. Put them into contact list or send invitation for people to join this app.
Select one contact and you can type messages as usual. For attachment, add photo, picture, media, map, or document to message. Moreover, check it again and send. For video calls and new conversation, touch plus icon on left below, then pick what you need. The contact list will appears, then select people as recipient. You can enjoy video call and new conversation with more people in the group. Just create or join groups to connect with more people around the world.
- Bug fixes
- Android 8.0+ devices: Customized ring and chat message tones for individual classic Hangouts conversations and contacts will be removed. You can still customize general ring tones and messaging sounds for classic Hangouts by accessing Settings via the Menu section of the app.