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Google Adds Free PC-to-Phone Voice Chat to Plus


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Launch Your Hangout in Google Plus
Google Plus Hangouts with Audio Chat and Free Phone Calls
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While Google Plus Hangouts are a great way to collaborate or just hang out with friends, everyone isn't always around their computers. To compensate for this fact, Google has introduced voice chat in their Hangouts feature, allowing users to make PC-to-phone calls and add them to the chat.

Adding friends to Hangouts on their phone is simple, and in seconds, they can join you and others already connected by webcam. A perfect solution for study groups, businesses and anyone whose ever wished they could grab the whole gang together quickly.

How to Launch a Google Plus Hangout
But, before you can start chatting with friends via video chat and by telephone, you must first learn how to start your own Hangout with Extras. Follow these easy steps to get started:

  1. Sign in to your Google Plus account.
  2. Scroll and locate the "Hangouts" feature, as illustrated above, to the right of the screen.
  3. Click "Start a Hangout" to continue.
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