Now enjoy Google+ hangouts on mobile phones

Hangout one of the best feature of Google plus, which is also regarded as the main feature of Google plus will be available on mobiles too. Google+ hangout though is still not supported by many of the mobile phones. Here in this article, I will explain you how and on which phones you can use Google plus hangout.

Google plus was launched on 29th June 2011, since then its now the third month ended today. Since then Google+ users were demanding the hangout to be supported by mobile phones. And with the end of third month Google now has given its users the gift of hangout supported by some of the high end phones.

Now the mobiles having Android 2.3(Gingerbread) and above versions will be able to use and enjoy the latest features of hangout on their mobile itself. Now there will be need of opening your laptop or desktop for starting or joining a live hangout. You can enjoy hangout from anywhere and from any small place where you and your mobiles can fit. Impressive! then go for it and enjoy hangout without paying 3G charges.

How to use hangout on mobiles

1.Its very simple create an icon(shortcut of Google plus app) or place the inbuilt icon of Google plus where you need to place it and access it easily.
2.Click on the icon of Google plus, now you will have one more options available on your Google plus app 'Start Hangout' button on your Google plus stream to get it on the action.
just start hangout anywhere and anytime you want!.

Hangout on Air
The hangout is limited to 10 users only at a time, but if you want to add more you can do this too. Now you have an option hangout 'ON AIR', if you select hangout on air, you will be able to add more than 10 users at a time or more than 10 users can join your live hangout. But this 'ON AIR' hangout will be publicly broadcasted and recorded for everyone else to take a look at.

Which mobile phones support hangout

As i mentioned for now very few mobile phones which has Android version 2.3(Gingerbread) and above can only be able to use this feature on their mobile. But soon Google+ is going to launch this feature for all high end mobile phones.

Some more treats for hangout users

There are many more features which you can use during hangouts(much like the youtube tab). Now you can share more things on hangout using these features.

  • Screensharing: you can now show off your holiday pics, your high scores, your lesson plans or whatever you have on your screen. You can share your screen with your friends directly using hangouts.

  • Sketchpad: Now you can draw, sketch, scribble or doodle anything together and share it on the hangout.

  • Google docs: Now you can even showcase your Google docs, you can write, plan and present them with others directly through this hangout.

  • Named hangout: Like your chat rooms, you can now have your own named hangout rooms, that is you can make music, fashion or regional hangouts.Thus you can meet and join users of your interest through hangouts.

Hangout API available for developers

If you are a developer and want to let your creative side flow, you can now take the API and create your own apps. The possibilities seem endless, so if you want to play around with this, have it from here Go to Google hangouts API.

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