Can you chat in Google Meet?
You can chat in Google Meet using the platform’s messaging feature, which allows you to send text messages and links to other video chat participants during a call. When you send a message using chat, anything you write will be visible to everyone on the call.
Should I switch Hangouts to chat?
Note that if your service setting is Classic Hangouts only, we recommend you switch to Chat and classic Hangouts before the migration date so that your users can set up the Chat app to get ready for migration.
How does Google Chat and classic Hangouts work together?
If you use classic Hangouts: 1:1 messages and group conversations are searchable in Gmail. If you use Chat: 1:1 messages, group conversations, and rooms are searchable in Chat or Gmail. Was this helpful? How can we improve it?
What kind of calls can you make on Google Hangouts?
You can use Google Hangouts for voice calls, video calls, or text-based chat, and you can connect with multiple people at the same time. When you create a group in Google Hangouts, you can quickly reconnect with the same people later when you click on the group again.
Which is better to use, chat or hangouts?
Chat is the newer and preferred platform to use for messaging at work or school, but some organizations do still use classic Hangouts, and some use both apps. If you’re not sure which you should use, check with your administrator. Hangouts is still the app that you should use for your personal account.
Why are there no messages in classic Hangouts?
When a bot creates or modifies a Google Chat message, the message does not appear in classic Hangouts. Instead, a message is posted to classic Hangouts that indicates a bot posted a message in Google Chat. Bots don’t exist in classic Hangouts, so the message is posted on behalf of the user who added the bot to the room or conversation.