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9/12/14
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John Cahillane

Can't send a group text in Hangouts 2.3.75067996

When I go to send an SMS message in Hangouts I can search my contacts but once I select a contact it brings me to my SMS chat history with that contact and doesn't allow me to add anyone else.






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Dencil
9/12/14
Dencil
John,

In the individual conversation thread hangouts sends you to, if you click the 3 dots in the upper right in that conversation, do you see an option to start a new Group MMS?  If so, can you try that to see if it works for you?

If not, do you have the Send SMS from option in your SMS settings in hangouts?  If not then you have to wait for a backend update by Google in order to access this setting.

If you do, click on that setting, then click on your mobile number and retry creating a new group MMS.
Rabbi Yosef Kulek
9/12/14
Rabbi Yosef Kulek
I have the same issue. I want to send an SMS text (not MMS) to multiple recipients. I am using the latest release 2.3.75067996. Previous versions would allow me to add names to an SMS conversation in the select recipients field.
9/12/14
Original Poster
John Cahillane
Hi Dencil,
 
No, I have neither option. When I click the 3 dots as per your first suggestion there's no option to add a contact. There is an option called "People and options" but again there's no option within that to add a contact to the group SMS.
 
Regards,
 
John
Rabbi Yosef Kulek
9/12/14
Rabbi Yosef Kulek
I have the same issue. I want to send an SMS text (not MMS) to multiple recipients. I am using the latest release 2.3.75067996. Previous versions would allow me to add names to an SMS conversation in the select recipients field.
Dencil
9/12/14
Dencil
John and Rabbi,

Since you can not see the option then you will have to wait until Google rolls out the updates in the backend on its servers.  Sorry for the frustrations.
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Jean Laroche
6/19/15
Jean Laroche
I want to add my voice to the chorus. Tmobile, GV integration. Can't send group MMS when using my google voice number, it works if I use my carrier number. Really lame lame lame.
Note that this is familiar with Google, I remember a couple years back many people pointed out issues with the Google calendar (most notably in the search function). These issues took over a year to get solved. I wouldn't be surprised if the same was true for this. It's SOOO frustrating, at this point I have a very low opinion of Google due to repeated similar issues...

 
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