1

Is it possible to start and/or join a Google Hangout on Android without also having a Google+ account?

1

From the support page

Do users need a Google plus account to use Hangouts?

No, but some features—using apps in video calls, sharing photos, and using circles to control who can reach you and how—require a Google+ profile. See the following for more information: Hangout video call features available with or without a Google+ profile and Hangouts Chat vs. Google Talk

For Google app users the additional information states:

Although Google+ provides a superior experience, it is not required for Hangouts for Google Apps to work.

In the Android gapps package it appears to require a Google account, but only Google plus to send pictures.

  • I am specifically asking about Hangouts on Android, not the Web interface. – ale Sep 14 '14 at 17:51
  • 1
    Sorry, added now, had to run at the time, slipped my mind @ale. – RossC Sep 14 '14 at 19:14

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.