3. Type a name, email, number, or circle, or select a contact from the list.
4. Type a message or tap Video
A chat window or a video chat window opens.
Each time text is entered, the corresponding friend appears.
If a friend is not in a Hangout, you will see a message. Tap Send invitation to invite them to
join the Hangout.
Ending a Video Chat: In the video chat window, tap End call
Disabling Chat History: If you do not want to keep chat history, in the chat window, tap More
options > Turn history off.
Delete Chat History: To delete all your chat history, in the chat window, tap More options >
Delete > Delete.
Note: You can use Hangouts as your phone's default messaging app, or as a standalone IM app. If
you set Hangouts as the default messaging app, the Messages app will be disabled. For more
information, see Default Applications.
Use the Google Maps app to determine your location, find directions, browse local businesses and
attractions, rate and review places, and more.
Note: To use Google Maps, you will need to have your phone's Location feature turned on. See
Location Settings for information about enabling Location on your phone.
Apps and Features
to start a video chat.