If you use Google Hangouts or you used to use Google Talk frequently, then you should enjoy the convenience of a chat and video-calling app.
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Just in case you don’t like having mixed SMS with Hangouts’ conversations, you can disable merged conversations after the latest update to Hangouts for Android.
Version 2.1 of Google's messaging app adds the ability to merge text messages and Hangout conversations into a single thread.
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