If you're an administrator, review the recommended steps below to get started.
As an administrator...
- Turn on classic Hangouts in Google Workspace
To let users chat using classic Hangouts, turn on the classic Hangouts service.
New organizations and users should use Google Chat instead. Follow our easy Quick Start Guide.
- Turn chat history on or off for users
Set the default option for chat history and specify whether users can change their history setting for each conversation.
- Support your classic Hangouts users
Make sure your classic Hangouts users have the information they need to get started.