Hangouts Chat training and help

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Hangouts Chat lets you ask quick questions, collaborate in group chats, create virtual rooms for team projects, and more.

Get Hangouts Chat: Web (, or iOS

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Learn Hangouts Chat basics

What online messaging provider did you use before G Suite?

If you previously used... Read this guide...
Classic Hangouts

Switching to Chat from classic Hangouts


Switching to Chat from Slack

Microsoft® Teams®

Switching to G Suite from Teams

Other online messaging providers, or are new to Hangouts Chat

Get started with Hangouts Chat

What you'll learn:

  • Create direct messages and rooms
  • Collaborate in Chat
  • Manage chats

Cheat sheets

Hangouts Chat cheat sheet

Need a quick reference for the Hangouts Chat basics you've learned? Download this cheat sheet.

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Productivity guides

Plan and hold a meeting

Learn how to prepare for, hold, and follow up after team meetings by using G Suite tools like Calendar and Drive together.

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Are you overloaded with email conversations? Is your inbox out of control? Email is great, but sometimes it becomes overwhelming. Here are some tips that will help you communicate more effectively and get out of conversation chaos.

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10 G Suite tips to work with remote teams

If you work on a team that’s spread across the globe, use G Suite to keep people connected and to collaborate seamlessly.

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Need more help?

Visit the Hangouts Chat Help Center.

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