Google Hangouts is being upgraded to Google Chat. If you use Google Chat, visit the Google Chat help center.

Start a video call

You can connect with family, friends, or coworkers through face-to-face video calls. For 1:1 calls, you can use classic Hangouts calling or Google Meet. For group video calls, use Google Meet. 

Tip: If you use classic Hangouts to start a Google Meet video call, the number of participants depends on your account type. Learn more about participant limits for Google Meet.

Classic Hangouts is being replaced by Google Chat for everyone. You are no longer able to use classic Hangouts on most platforms. Learn about the switch from classic Hangouts to Google Chat.
Important: You can no longer download the classic Hangouts app. If you delete or uninstall the classic Hangouts app on your Android device, you aren't able to reinstall. To continue your conversations, move to the Google Chat appLearn about the switch from classic Hangouts to Google Chat.

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