Classic Hangouts will be replaced by Google Chat. Learn about the switch from classic Hangouts to Google Chat.

Learn the differences between Google Chat account types

Google Chat offers two account types with different features:

  • Google Chat for personal accounts
  • Google Chat for Google Workspace accounts

Compare features based on your account type

The available features for Google Chat depend on the type of account that you use to log in.

Compare Google Chat features between account types

  Paid Google Workspace account Personal account
Pin or unpin a space or conversation
Send emojis and react to messages
Start a 1:1 message
Create a threaded space
Create a space
Message a bot
Set up webhooks in messages
Edit messages
Delete messages

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