Set up classic Hangouts chat for G Suite

If you are a G Suite administrator who is ready to start using classic Hangouts with your team, review the recommended steps below to get started.

As a G Suite administrator...

  1. Turn on classic Hangouts chat in G Suite

    Classic Hangouts chat is enabled by default for all new organizations. If your organization currently uses Google Talk, you can turn on Google Chat to unlock even more features.

  2. Install classic Hangouts chat on all your devices

    Install the classic Hangouts app on your mobile and desktop devices to make sure classic Hangouts is available when and where you need it.

  3. Optimize your network for classic Hangouts chat

    Make sure your network is optimized to support a seamless chat and video call experience.

  4. Support your classic Hangouts chat users

    Make sure your classic Hangouts chat users have the information they need to get started.

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