How do I know if someone is logged into Hangouts?

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Hangouts, now known as Google Meet, is one of the best alternative applications to WhatsApp. Therefore, it is recommended to try it at least once if you are looking for another application with these characteristics.

In short, the app Hangouts has many benefits, but many complain that they cannot see the online status of their contacts. In case you have this problem, please read carefully the guide we have prepared for you, as it could be very useful for you.


How do I know if someone is connected to Hangouts

Hangouts is present on various devices, such as Android and computers, which is why to see someone online you must first consider the platforms you are using. It's not the same as seeing if someone is logged into Hangouts on Android than on our computers.


First you will learn how to check this information in the case of your device Android, read the following guide that we have prepared so that you know more.

Find out if anyone is online in Hangouts on Android

In the case of Android, checking if someone is online is not an easy process, in fact there is no completely efficient way to do it. That's why we will use the application video calls to check if someone is connected, read carefully:

  1. Start the Hangouts application, as you will notice a small plus symbol (+) will appear at the bottom of the screen by pressing on this symbol it is possible to communicate with our contacts.
  2. You need to click on the plus symbol and select the option Video call. After selecting the Video Call option correctly, proceed with the call. To do this, press on the contacts and select the green button Video camera at the top of the screen.
  3. Wait for this person to respond, if they don't, they may leave you a message. Regardless of the resolution, you'll have checked if anyone is available to communicate with him or her via Hangouts.

Likewise, you can also check and know if anyone else has read a message in Hangouts, which we recommend you do if you get ignored.



Find out if someone is online in Hangouts on your PC

For some years now, the Hangouts application has also been present on our computers. You can access it very easily through the default applications in your browser Chrome.

In any case, to check if someone is online we also have another option, we refer exclusively to the small extension designed for this purpose, an extension that we will show you how to install right now:

  1. The first thing you should do is search for the extension, to do this, search for Google Hangouts in your search engine, you need to go to the link of the Google Store, although you can also access via this Hangouts Extension link.
  2. Once you are on the screen to get the extension, press the button Add to Chrome (Add to Chrome).
  3. By clicking on this button, the extension will start downloading and will be automatically installed in your browser.
  4. You can use this extension to check if a person is logged in Google Hangouts and in this way be able to communicate with them through this very useful application.


Although the application does not present structures when checking if someone is online. Using the methods we have shown you previously, you can check if the contact you want to communicate with is present and active to receive one video call or a message of great importance.


Finally, know that the Google Hangouts application has received a new update, called Google Meet. For this reason we recommend that you download and install Google Meet on all your devices.

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