Get started: Chat setup guide for admins

Set up Chat for an organization

After you sign up for Hangouts Chat, your organization is ready to communicate in groups or one-on-one, with text and rich media, and in rooms with multiple conversations. Here's how to get started.

Before you begin

Recommended setup steps

  1. Turn Hangouts Chat on or off
  2. Turn chat history on or off
  3. Allow users to install bots
  4. Announce Chat to your users
  5. Train your Chat users
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