Google Talk for Android allowed Google users to send instant messages to one other. Replaced by Google+ Hangouts in 2013.

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Why are Google Talk notifications at a low volume?

When I am chatting with someone in Google Talk and I receive a message, the notification sound is played at a very low volume, low enough that I have some difficulty hearing it. But if I receive a ...
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possibility of adding gtalk contacts to my whatsapp

Could I bring my gtalk contacts to link to my Whatsapp? (in other words Sync the two?) I don't want to run two seperate apps and wondering if there was a possibility to add these together? I will ...
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Not able to login in Gtalk when using GPRS connection working perfectly when using WIFI connection

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S2. I am not able to log in to Gtalk or Gmail. The apps cannot load conversations when using a GPRS connection (error message: could not connect to server). But when I ...
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How can I make an Google Talk voice call without hands-free mode?

When you call someone who is online via Google Talk, it use the back speaker in loud mode. Is there a way to use GTalk for calling like a regular phone call?
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Nexus 4 does not ring for calls on google talk or viper when screen is locked

Nexus 4 does not ring for calls on google talk or viper when screen is locked. Directly when the screen is unlocked, I see the caller calling, even if he already long time ago stopped ringing! The ...
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Removing a contact from “Frequently contacted” on Hangout (formerly Google Talk) app

After the recent update to v.1.0.1.678536 on my Nexus S, I see that it is automatically listing few contacts as "frequently contacted", I don't want to see certain people on that list, and there is no ...
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How to revert Hangouts to Google Talk in Samsung S4

I just updated my Android version to 4.3. However, Google Talk is replaced by Hangouts automatically. I don't like Hangouts, since I cannot see friends who are online/offline. I wish to revert to ...
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How do I re-install the system app “Google Talk”?

I accidentally uninstalled Google Talk using Root Uninstaller and now I can't download anything from the Market. Can anyone help me? I don't have the .apk file for Google Talk.
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Samsung Galaxy S2 - sound notification does not always work

my samsung galaxy s2 (android 2.3.4, kernel 2.6.35.7, build gingerbread.xwki4) does not always beeps when I get google talk messages (I'am not using social hub, just native Talk app) also it does not ...
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GTalk notify when a friend is online

Why can't I set GTalk on my Samsung Nexus S to notify when a friend is online like it does on the computer?
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need to install gtalk on my HCL X1 tab and also Skype

My tab uses 2.3.3 android version and I need to install Gtalk and Skype. As I read thro threads only after 2.3.4 gtalk is available. But any methods available for Gtalk on 2.3.3? also on skype Please ...
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Does anyone else have issues with Google Talk for Android always “losing connection to server”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent Google Talk from disconnecting? I have a droid 2 running Android 2.2. Google talk always seems to have issues. I've re-formatted my phone and started ...
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Use Google Talk with multiple accounts

(Motorola Droid, Android 2.2.2) My new employer uses Google Apps to manage e-mail etc. They're also big into instant messaging for intra-company communication. On my device I have my personal ...
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Is there any version of gtalk supporting multiple accounts which works with 2.3/cm7

Gtalk 1.3 doesn't support multiple accounts: it just connects with the main one, with no apparent way to switch it. Upgrading to hangouts technically works, but it doesn't even bother to display user ...
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Android and gTalk

I have three Gmail accounts. All of them are configured on my Samsung Galaxy 5. My phone is on Wi-Fi almost every time so accounts are always active. Gmail has an ability to chat. The problem is when ...
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Disable or sign out of Google Talk?

I have a Sony Xperia X10 Mini. It keeps annoying me with Google Talk notifications, although I already went to "running services" under Settings/Applications and cancelled them. How do I get it to ...
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How can i logout from my gmail account [closed]

how can i logout from my gmail account from my mobile phone? my mobile phone is sony erricson XPERIA U.
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Connecting to Google Talk on tablet

I am trying to connect to Google Talk on my Android tablet. The error message is saying 'the connection interrupted'. The tablet has connected to Wi-fi and I can browse the Internet. I am using ...
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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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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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“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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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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What is the differrences between Talk and Google+ Messenger?

Both are the chatting tools of Google. I use Talk since I use Gmail to chat with my friend and when I see Google+ Messenger, I just thought it is Talk but the two are NOT the same at all - i.e. ...
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Google Talk on Android only syncs one-way with gTalk on Desktop?

I use both gTalk on Desktop and Google Talk on Android (phone) - at the same time. However, it only seems to sync from Desktop to Android and not the other way round? At the start of the conversation ...
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Android GTalk, Chromium Gtalk, Gmail Gtalk - how can i send files such as image, music, video clips like whatsApp?

I am using on my Android Gtalk where i can only do chat text send and receive. But how can i do all the features of WhatsAPP from Gtalk? Features like: file transfer (image pictures, music, video ...
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Disable incoming gmail/Talk calls

I occasionally use the gmail on my computer browser to voice chat with friends, however when they call me though their gmail my device picks up the call rather then my computer. more precisely ever ...
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gTalk status icon on the notification bar

Instant Messenger apps such as Skype or Windows Live Messenger will display an icon on the notification bar with indication on the connection status. (I know gtalk is supposed to be always on after my ...
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Google Talk not working over Corporate Wifi. What can I do?

Whenever I'm connected to our corporate wifi, google chat goes offline (i.e. the contact list fades to grey). I think this is due to a port setting. As far as I know only 80 (http), 443 (ssl) and ...
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GTalk sound notification doesn't always work

I have a Sony-Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro SK17i with Android 2.3.4 and I tend to use the GTalk app quite a lot. I also use Gmail chat whenever I'm in front of a computer. Most of the time when I receive ...
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android app google chat

My girlfriend and I have been enjoying google chat and the feature that lets you know when the other person is on their phone indicated by a green circle vs a red circle when the phone is in sleep ...
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Does Google Talk push messages?

I would like to know if Google Talk works like Gmail where it actually pushes your messages onto your phone instead of the phone pulling periodically.
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Why don't I get Google Talk notifications on my Android from people using iPhones?

I'm using the stock Google Talk app. I don't seem to have a problem getting Google Talk notifications from people on a PC. However, I don't get any notifications at all from people using iPhones (or, ...
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Google talk/voice not ringing on my PC when I am logged in on my Android phone

I use my Google voice number as my main number at my desk. The calls ring in Gmail and I answer them there as well as make calls there from my address book. With fellow Gmail/GApps users, I also ...
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Web based Google Talk chat notifications sent to my device

When I chat in Google+ through my desktop, my two android devices get the conversations as well. Anyway to stop that from happening? I don't want to necessarily log out of the Apps since I can walk ...
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Google talk in Sony Ericsson XPeria Mini Pro

I've a Sony Ericsson XPeria Mini Pro with Android 2.3.3 and GTalk didn't came installed. I search it in the market and can't find it. Is there any way to get it installed?
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Google Talk contact list shows fewer contacts than my PC IM client

I always see the same 6 people online from my phone. However, Empathy or the gtalk widget in gmail shows ~60 people online. Why aren't the same people shown online on my phone? Its a One V running ...
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google talk android device sign is not shown by sony xperia ray while logged in google talk in it what can I do about it?

When I log in to google talk in my sony xperia ray (android 4.04 ICS) and see by any other account how I am online it shows like I am online in a personal computer somewhere. It shows a circle green ...
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Why are all contacts grayed out in Google Talk?

I have just noticed that all my contacts in Google Talk are grayed out. I can't chat, see their online status or otherwise use the app. What happened? Any suggestions on how to troubleshoot or fix ...
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Google Talk alert sound

Is it possible to change the alert sound when a new message arrives for Google Talk? My colleague and I both have Galaxy Nexus' running Jelly Bean and when either of us get a Google Talk message its ...
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Why does Google Talk never appear on the “Recent Applications” list?

I frequently will get a message on Google Talk. I will drag down the notification bar, click the message, and answer. However, if I then press "Home", and it occurs to me that I wish to send yet ...
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How Can I Ressurect My Chat History from Google Talk on Droid?

I'm chatting someone on my Droid, but when I check the chat history in Google Talk, that chat isn't there. This chat is confined to my phone, but I want to keep a record of it off my phone. Is it ...
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GTalk and phone with wrong time

I have a phone where I like to have the time a few minutes forward the right time. Now, when I chat with people through Google Talk, I got all message mixed up because the received messages arrive ...
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Do Google Talk and Play Store still require background sync on Ice Cream Sandwich?

When I used Android versions up to 2.x, some apps like Google Talk and Android Market (now Play Store) required background synchronization to be activated via Settings -> Account and synchronization ...
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How to call GTalk to GTalk from Android?

I need it badly. I know Google voice is there, but it's not available in India. Clarifications Need any good client application (Google Talk / Jabber client) that supports voice calls to and from ...
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Gtalk audio notifications with the application in focus

I have recently upgraded my Orange UK Samsung i9100p to ICS and have been having trouble with audio notifications for new gtalk messages. It seems it notifies you while you are in conversation with ...
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Prevent Google Talk from being signed in all the time

On my Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro, stock ICS, Google Talk remains signed in all the time. Is there a setting - within Google Talk, in Sync settings, or otherwise - which can prevent Google Talk from ...
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How do I know if the person I'm chatting to on Google Talk is using Android?

On the Gingerbread version of Google Talk, I can see a gray-ish silhouette of the Android logo on my contact. Now on ICS, I can't see it anymore, thus, prevents me from knowing if a certain person on ...
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Tasker if-else-if hierarchy and default setting, like Locale

I use a Google Talk status plugin (written for Locale) with Tasker, and the one thing I miss from Locale is the priority order of situations. That is, if I'm driving, then set status "Driving", else ...
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How do I use Google Talk with only one Google account?

I have two Google accounts set up on my Verizon Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX. I wish to use Google Talk with only one of the two accounts, but not the other. But I still want to use Google Talk with the ...
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Stop Google Talk from signing in

I recently had to change the password of my primary account. Now Talk keeps trying to sign-in and fails. Having no way of changing the credentials used by talk without completely resetting my phone, I ...