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Hangouts can't connect to server - Android phone

I was using my Hotmail account for a very long time for hangouts and other Google services. Today I create a Gmail account on top of my existing Hotmail Google services. This is supposed to mean that ...
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Why does Hangouts give my contacts a different # when starting from Voice?

Sometimes a texting conversation on android hangouts says my friend's number is something I've never seen before - a 678 number. I think this occurs when I began the conversation using my desktop ...
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Hangouts - Couldn't sign on because we couldn't reach Google. Try Again

In Hangouts, I got an error message saying Couldn't sign on because we couldn't reach Google. Try Again. I saw one of the solutions posted but that didn't seem to work. Any other suggestions?
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Google Hangouts - Can not send or receive MMS

About 2 weeks ago, I updated CyanogenMod on my device, and Google Hangouts, and began experiencing this problem. I did an immediate restore from before my update, and there was no change. I can not ...
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Hangouts and Ringtones

Hangouts has deleted all of the android standard ringtones. For incoming calls, I now have only (1) Silent and (2) Hangouts video call; for notifications (1) Silent (2) Hangouts message and (3) Join ...
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Activate text to speech

I want to activate text to speech in Google hangouts in my nexus 5 phone so that messages can be read aloud . I couldn't figure it out. Please guide me. Can this service be used in Gmail and ...
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How do I logout of Hangout on Android 4.4?

Hangout is the default messaging app in Android 4.4. I know that it's possible to use a third party application for SMS, but it there a way to log out of hangout entirely? Or at least to block the ...
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Why can't I delete pictures I've sent in Google Hangouts in my gallery?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note III(3) and when I open my gallery there is a folder for each hangout conversation that contains images I have sent. Is there a way to delete the pictures or folders from ...
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To insert contacts into Hangout

I am using Kitkat - Nexus 5. While sending a message to A using Hangout, how can I insert the contact details of some other person B within the text message to be sent to A...We had this provision in ...
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Messaging from desktop

Is there something besides Moto Connect and Mighty text that would allow you to SMS/MMS from the desktop. Mac or PC. I came from a iOS world where iMessaging worked really well for the desktop. ...
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Google Hangouts: Conflicting online status information

Another "I don't quite understand what is going on in Google Hangouts" type of question.... So - when I view Hangouts via my Android app (running under KitKat), my girlfriend's status is ALWAYS shown ...
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Allowing restricted accounts to use gmail/hangouts

I'm pondering deploying a fleet of nexus 7 tablets, but I'm running into a few hiccups on managing the fleet. I would like to do the following: Use multiple restricted accounts on each tablet Allow ...
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Why are my messages hidden under the keyboard in the Hangouts app?

Whenever I respond to an SMS or a gTalk/Hangouts message, it is hidden under the keyboard. Afterwards, if whomever I am talking with responds, their message is hidden further below. This is causing me ...
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How to make Hangouts stop sending me SMS messages?

I've tried out the SMS feature of Hangouts app, which allows you to handle SMS within itself instead of the default one. I didn't like it for certain reasons, so I disabled it. However, for some ...
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I am always seen as online on Google Chat/Hangout

How can I make myself offline so that noone can see that I am available. I am unable to find this option after GTalk -> Hangout upgrade.
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Google Plus Party Mode won't stay on

I was trying out the Google Plus event with Party Mode. That option will cause all photos and videos to be automatically uploaded to a Google Plus event during the event. However, I noticed that the ...
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Hangouts SMS not showing emoticons

I have a Nexus 5 with Kitkat 4.4.2 and have the Hangouts app as the SMS app. My friend has an Samsung Galaxy S Relay and also uses Hangouts app as SMS app. Whenever we send SMS to each other with ...
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How to add a contact to People from Hangouts?

I'm using KitKat. I have Hangouts conversations with people who are not in my contacts (this may be an artifact of using a Google Apps account provided by my school). How can I add someone from one of ...
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Moto X 4.4: Google Hangouts vibrates although vibration is disabled

I'm having a really annoying issue to where when i receive a text message through hangouts my phone will vibrate and make a sound when it isn't muted even though in the hangouts app and in the ...
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Stop the nag notification for enabling texts on Hangouts?

Pretty much every time I get a text message, Hangouts gives me an annoying notification asking to handle my text messages (which I don't want to do). Is there a way to disable it?
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Contact images missing from SMS list in hangouts

I have a problem with my Nexus 5 and the new Hangouts app that supports SMS integration. Only some of my contacts have their contact image next to their name in the main listing. When I click on them ...
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Stop Hangouts sending message when enter is pressed

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 and installed Hangouts (version 2.0.122) recently. It is a great tool to organize all my messages together. However, it is quite annoying that it sends messages when I ...
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When extactly does the hangouts_video_call.ogg extracted from hangout.apk?

Two ringtones are extracted from Hangout.apk to /storage/ringtones folder during some system setup phase. To analyze that, I manually deleted the ringtone files from my_files >> Ringtone. Now, no ...
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Disabling hangout calls for phone

Is it possible to only disable voice/video calls in hangouts but leave messaging?
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Can't log in to Hangouts

I just uninstalled and reinstalled Hangouts to get the updated version. (Even though the market showed the new version, it didn't have "Update" yet). Now, I cannot log in to Hangouts... it keeps ...
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How to disable Hangouts?

I have an HTC One, and I went to Settings -> Apps -> All to disable a few apps I didn't want on my phone (7digital, Facebook, Google Play Music, Google+). The apps are now gone and the update ...
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Google Hangouts keeps history regardless of settings

I use Hangouts to chat with friends. As I don't want to keep history, I set it to be turned off. So whenever I chat, in the input line I see a constant message of "History is turned off". However, ...
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I rooted my kindle fire hd, installed android. When I video chat in google hangout the mic doesn't work

as above. I rooted my kindle with the hope of installing decent apps on it, including all google apps. When I try to video chat in hangouts the mic doesn't work...
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Can I place calls with my Google Voice credit from Android outside of the US?

If you are outside of the US, Google Voice is merely a service to place calls from inside... apparently just GMail and Hangouts, much like Skype is. Unlike Skype the quality of service seems to be ...
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Audio only calls with google hangouts

Is there a way to make audio only calls with Hangouts? My data plan is very limited (100 MB), and I do not want to waste it on video.
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Google+ app does not launch live video hangout

Device: Nexus 4 Android: 4.3 When there is a live video hangout, the Google+ app makes a button available on the post called Watch Hangout On Air. However when I press it, YouTube launches the What ...
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Identify if a user is online in Google Hangout

How can I know if a user is online or offline in Google Hangout? In the Hangout on Gmail web it shows a green line under the user's profile pic. But there no such thing in Android app.
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How to toggle hangouts

I'm trying to find an easy way to toggle hangouts on/off, but it seems it runs as a mandatory service, and the only solution I found is to disable it in settings/app, which is not very handy, and I ...
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Google Hangouts gives “Can't sign in because we couldn't reach Google. Try again” error

I have updated and replaced Google Talk with Hangouts on my tablet running Cyanogenmod 10.1. Now every time I open the Hangouts app it shows me the following error message: Can't sign in because ...
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“Hangouts (replaces Talk)” — can I replace Hangouts with Talks if I don't like it?

I'm disappointed that Google Hangouts is going away from XMPP. If I download the "Hangouts (replaces Talk)" app on my Galaxy Nexus (Google Nexus 3), will I be able to go back to Google Talk, if ...
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Hangouts not getting through

I've installed the new Hangouts app, and I'm having troubles sending and receiving hangouts. If I try to start a new hangout with another person he never receives the message, and if another person ...
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Double message notifications after upgrading Talk to Hangouts (CyanogenMod 7.2) [duplicate]

Phone: HTC Wildfire OS: CyanogenMod-7.2.0-buzz I recently upgraded Talk to Hangouts, and now each incoming message results in two notifications: one styled like the old Talk, and one from Hangouts. ...
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Getting double message notifications after replacing Talk with Hangouts

I've updated Google Talk to "Hangouts (replaces Talk)". Now whenever I get a message, I receive two notifications: one from the new Hangouts app and the other from the old Talk app. How do I disable ...
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Google video hangouts on 2.3.5 Android phones?

Can one use Google's video hangout on a 2.3.5 Android phone with front camera? My phone has both a front camera and a back camera.
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How do I start/join a G+ Hangout? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start a Google+ Hangout from android/mobile phone? I recently got a Galaxy Nexus. The commercials for it tout the ability to do Hangouts with G+ Friends. When I ...
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Why doesn't my phone support Google + hangouts?

I have Motorola xt502 phone which is a Commtiva z71 variant, running android 2.3.7 CM7.1. I was wondering what is limiting the hangout feature on my phone. Is it because it has arm v6 cpu, the ...
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How to start a Google+ Hangout from android/mobile phone?

So Google just released a new version of the Google+ app that has Hangout support. But how do I start a Hangout on my mobile phone?