Questions tagged [google-talk]

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 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 (near) ...
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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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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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How can I make two sets of contacts on google talk for andriod phone

How can I create two sets of contacts for google talk? I want my regular contacts in one list and work contacts on another list.