Google Hangouts is being replaced by Google Chat. If you use Google Chat, visit the Google Chat help center.

Get started with classic Hangouts

Important:

Notes:
  • Classic Hangouts is not available in China.
  • Your Family Link account can use Hangouts on Android but not on iPhones/iPads.

System and browser requirements

Before you use Hangouts, check if your computer has these:

Operating systems that work with Hangouts

Hangouts works with the current version and 2 previous major releases of the operating systems listed below.

  • Mac OS X
  • Windows
  • Chrome
  • Ubuntu and other Debian-based Linux distributions

Web browsers that work with Hangouts

Hangouts works with the current version and one previous major release of the browsers listed below.

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox

Hangouts also works with Safari 13 and up.

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