Start a group conversation

You can use classic Hangouts to talk with more than one person at the same time.

  1. Open the Hangouts app .
  2. Select a group to call from the Hangouts list or create a new group. 
  3. In the top left of the group message window, click Video call .
    • Hangouts automatically adds a Google Meet link to your message. Click Send  to share it with a group and invite them to the video call.

Add or remove people

Add people by name or email address

Anyone in the video call can add more people after the call starts.

  1. In the video call window, tap the screen.
  2. On the top, tap Add people .
  3. On the bottom, tap Invite.
  4. Enter and select a name or email address. 
  5. Tap Done Done. To join a video call, you need to sign in to your Google Account.

Add someone by sharing a link

  1. In the video call window, tap the screen.
  2. On the top, tap Add people .
  3. On the bottom, tap Share link.
  4. Select an app. Anyone with the link will be able to join the call if they're signed in.

Remove people from a conversation

You can only remove someone from a group if you:

  • Started the group
  • Were added by name, phone number, or email address.

When someone is removed from a group, they won't be able to see past or future messages in the conversation.

  1. Open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. Select a group conversation.
  3. At the top, tap More 더보기 and then People.
  4. Tap the person’s nameand then Remove from group.
  5. To confirm, tap Remove.

When you remove someone:

  • They will be immediately removed from the group.
  • Everyone in the group will see that you removed the person.
  • You can reinvite them by name, number, or email. People who’ve been removed from a group won't be able to rejoin using a link.

Other options

Name your group conversation
  1. Open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. Select a group conversation or start a new one.
  3. At the top, tap More 더보기 and then Options and then Name your group.
  4. Enter a name for your conversation. Everyone in the group can see the name.
  5. Tap Save.
See who’s in your group conversation
  1. Open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. Select a group conversation.
  3. At the top, tap More 더보기 and then People.
  4. Everyone under "People in this conversation," is in the group. Anyone on the list can see who else is in the group.
Leave a group conversation
  1. Open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. Select a group conversation.
  3. At the top, tap More 더보기 and then Options and then Leave Group and thenLeave.

When you leave a group conversation:

  • You won’t receive new messages or video calls.
  • You won’t see previous messages that were sent.
  • You won’t be able to rejoin the conversation unless someone invites you. After you rejoin, you’ll be able to see the conversation history, even messages sent after you left.
  • Messages you sent will still be visible to other people in the conversation.

 

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