How to use Google Chat

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This article describes how to use Google Chat on your computer and smartphone.

Environment

Google Chat

How to Open Google Chat on Smartphone

Use the links below to download Google Chat App for your smartphone

 

Google Play Store

   

 

iOS App Store

 

How to Open Google Chat on Your Computer

Step 1.

On your computer, open a Chrome window. Go to chat.google.com.

 

How to turn Google Chat on or off in Gmail

Step 1.

On your computer, open a Chrome window and open Gmail.

 

Step 2.

In the top right of the window, click “Settings”, then click “Settings” again.

 

Step 3.

Under chat, select “Chat on” or “Chat off”.

 

Step 4.

Click “Save Changes”.

 

How to chat in Gmail

Step 1.

On your computer, open a Chrome window and open Gmail.

 

Step 2.

Find your chat name, located towards the lower left side of the window.

 

Step 3.

Click the plus button next to your name. Then click a contact name from the menu that appears.

If the contact is not in your contacts list you have to send a chat invitation and wait for it to be approved by the individual in order to chat with them. 

 

Step 4.

Write your message in the chat box and press enter on your keyboard.

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Article ID: 108201
Created
Wed 5/20/20 4:48 PM
Modified
Tue 6/9/20 1:46 PM