Get started with Hangouts

You can use Hangouts to:

  • Start a chat conversation or video call.
  • Make phone calls using Wi-Fi or data.
  • Send text messages with your Google Voice or Project Fi phone number.

Hangouts sync automatically across devices. If you start a Hangout on your computer, you can continue your chat on another device, like your phone.

Watch how Hangouts works

What you need to use Hangouts

Download and sign in to Hangouts

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, download the Hangouts app .
  2. Learn how to sign in on Hangouts.

To call someone’s phone number using the Hangouts app, download the Hangouts Dialer.

Use accessibility features

Learn how to use Android accessibility features on Hangouts, like how to make phone calls.

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