Introducing Google’s new Hangout experience in Gmail

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Announced as part of Google’s I/O conference, you now switch from chatting in Gmail to Hangouts. Click “Try it out” next to your chat list to switch. With Hangouts, you can send messages, have video calls with up to ten people at once, and share photos. Here’s how it works:

Credit: Google Gmail Team

Credit: Google Gmail Team

When using Gmail, you’ll see profile photos in the order of your most recent conversations. But don’t worry, the new feature is optional. You have to click “Try it out” in order to switch the feature on. Here’s a video showing the Gmail Hangout in action:

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