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

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How can I prevent Google Talk from disconnecting?

After about 5-10 minutes of not using the app (i.e., not sending messages), my Google Talk connection drops and does not reconnect till I play with the app a bit. How can I prevent this from ...
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How do Gmail (desktop) and Talk (Android) chats interact?

The interaction between Google Talk via Gmail and Google Talk via the Android client seems confusing. Here's my understanding of how things work: If a chat is started in Gmail, it will sync in ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Does the Automatic away-status in Google Talk not function as it's supposed to?

Using Google Talk on Android 2.2 on a Motorola Droid. Under settings I have the box for Automatic away-status checked. My assumption is that this would set my status to away when the screen is off as ...