How to enable the new Hangouts in Gmail
Google Hangouts is available now and can be used within Gmail, just like Google Talk. We'll show you how to enable it so you can start using it right away.
Chrome extension. In addition to the apps, you can also use Hangouts from within Gmail, just like the old Google Talk.last week as a standalone app for , , and the desktop via a
To enable Hangouts in Gmail, click on your profile photo from the Google Talk chat list, then select Try the new Hangouts. Hangouts will immediately replace Talk, then walk you through a very brief introduction to Hangouts.
Keep in mind that it may not have rolled out to you yet, so if you don't have the Hangouts option in your Gmail account, try checking again later. Also, if you decide you don't like Hangouts in Gmail, you can switch back. Just click on your chat profile photo again, then choose Revert to old chat.