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

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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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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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How to use Google Talk voice and video calling on an Android?

How do you do Google talk voice and video calling from android. The google talk application only appears to allow text based chatting. But Google talk on the desktop supports both voice calling and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to avoid email/gtalk notifications when logged in in both, PC and Mobile?

Is there a way to avoid double notification, both pc and mobile, when logged in in both? IE, my work mobile is Android based and at work we use gapps, so even if i am at my pc i get the email ...
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Android Market won't download apps and Google Talk won't sign in after changing to @gmail.com address

I have tried the suggestions here and here with no results. Google suggest changing back to @googlemail.com, waiting two days and restarting the phone, but that hasn't worked either. Anyone had any ...
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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 to disable Gtalk chat history?

Am I missing something or is there no way to disable Gtalk history by default? Clearing separate conversations is a pain. If history can't be turned off, is there at least a way to wipe the whole ...
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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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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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Copy Google talk chat messages to clipboard

I got some message over talk that I want to copy to clipboard. That is not possible. Long pressing does nothing. Tried on 4.0.4-ICS and 2.3.7-Gingerbread without succes.
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Deactivate Talk Messages on Samsung

On my Samsung Galaxy S2, I am using Google Talk. I also use the preinstalled messaging app for SMS. This messaging app seams to read my Google account and shows Google Talk messages. Therefore I get ...
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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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Can I send IMs to an AIM user through the Google Talk app?

I linked my Google Talk and AIM accounts on the GMail website, but it doesn't look like my AIM buddies are showing up in the Android Google Talk application. Is there something I'm missing or is this ...
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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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Stop Android GMail from receiving GTalk offline messages notifications?

I've been trying to find a way to stop getting notifications on my phone when I receive offline messages to my GTalk account. It's highly annoying to be falling asleep and suddenly receive an email ...
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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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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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How Can I get Google Natives apps in Samsung Galaxy S?

As you know Samsung Galaxy S comes with yahoo apps (mail, chat, etc). My First Android Phone was a G1 and I really love the google natives apps like gtalk, search widget, etc.. The problem is that ...
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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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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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Wifi sleep policy not working

I tried some stuff I found about sleep policy. I obviously tried setting it to Never, I tried the Wi-Fi keep alive app, it doesn't seem to work. When I let the phone lie for a few minutes and then ...
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Could someone confirm the status of Google Gtalk App on Android?

I am a new android user but I am a computer and internet search veteran, however today I have been unable to find information about the status of google talk for android. I simply want to download ...
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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 ...
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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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What Google Talk compatible iOS apps can I recommend to my friends? [closed]

What good Google Talk (or in general: XMPP) apps can I recommend to my non-Android friends (especially iPhone users)? I'm fed up using many different apps to chat with some of my contacts. I just ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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App for gmail video chat

I just bought HTC incredible S. It has front camera. How can begin gmail video chat?
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Delayed incoming GTalk messages

Recently, I performed a factory reset on my SGS (Froyo), since then all my incoming GTalk messages are seen arriving one hour before: if it is 5pm, the message is tagged 4PM. Well, I could live with ...
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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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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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How can I install google talk with video call support on CM7.1?

I I just installed CM7.1 on my SGS. To my surprise, the google apps that I installed did not include the version of google talk with video chat. The ROM I used to have was based on Samsung's stock ...
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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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How to update GTalk to feature video chat?

I would like to know if it is possible to 'force update' the Talk app. I have Nexus S and I have the video chat in my Talk, but my girlfriend with S Galaxy II (2.3.4) doesn't. I read somewhere on the ...
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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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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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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 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 ...