Hangouts is Google's text chat and video conferencing application, with built-in screen sharing capabilities. Text chat is integrated directly with your email inbox, allowing you to message colleagues or contacts from the conversation list to the bottom left of your inbox. Video conferences can support up to 25 concurrent users


On the web, access Hangouts in your Gmail inbox or by navigating to

  • (Note: If you are logged into a personal GSuite account in the same browser, you may be redirected to the inbox for that account. Please see this Help Document to add a second account to your browser session.)

On a mobile device, access Hangouts via Google's official Hangouts app, which is available for free in the AppStore (iOS devices) or Play Store (Android devices)


For tailored assistance regarding Google Hangouts, please contact the Help Desk at 828-262-6266 (Option 1)

For general assistance, please view Google's Hangouts support page