Migrate from Google Talk to classic Hangouts chat

Turn on Hangouts chat to hold text conversations with multiple people using all of your devices.

For organizations using Google Talk, download and distribute the following guides to understand the new features and quickly make the switch to Hangouts chat. Both guides can be printed or distributed to help others get started.

G Suite accounts created after July 2015 use Hangouts chat by default. This guide is only necessary if your organization started using G Suite before July 2015 and has not already switched to Hangouts chat.

Migration guide for G Suite administrators

Complete the following instructions to switch your organization to Hangouts chat.

Download the Hangouts chat migration guide for admins

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Get Started guide for Hangouts chat users

To get your users started, download and distribute the following guide.

Download the quick start guide for Hangouts chat users

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