Hangouts Chat is now Google Chat. You might temporarily see references to both names until this change rolls out everywhere.

Google Chat cheat sheet

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A messaging platform built for teams. Whether in a 1:1 chat or a dedicated group workspace, Google Chat makes it easy to collaborate with your team in an organized way. Share and discuss Docs, Sheets, and Slides all in one place.

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1. Send direct messages to an individual or a group.""

 Where to search for people, message a person or a group, or hide a conversation

2. Create a space.""

 Use features for creating a space, such as browse, add people, and start a conversation

3. Work with Chat.""

Find features to do tasks, such as search, start video meetings, and upload files


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