How To Setup Google Hangouts On Mac Using Messages App

    Macs are really great machines to have for so many reasons. And, the latest capability of Macs running macOs that we have discovered is that they can be used to integrate Google Hangouts on in-built Messages application. You don’t have to do any kind of research or something like that for having this new feature and you can do it directly on your Mac.

    It is often the case with those who love Google Hangouts and Mac at the same time that while enjoying all native experiences they have to keep the browser opened just for using Hangouts. Though still quite effective, it’s not equally great as having things directly accessible on Messages app. Read on to find out how you can do that.

    How To Setup Google Hangouts On Mac

    • Here is the step by step procedure for enabling Google Hangouts on Messages app in Mac.
    • Launch stock Messages application on your Mac. Just make sure that it properly loads up.

    Once the app opens up, choose Messages header in menu bar and choose Add Account from the drop down list that opens.

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    • You will now see a new account dialogue box popped up on your screen. Here ensure that you choose Google as your service sign-in option.

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    • In authentication box sign in with your desired Google Account by providing all necessary credentials. You will then be allowed to add Hangouts as service.


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    That’s all! You have successfully enabled Google Hangouts in stock Messages application on Mac. So, if you want to enjoy an all-mac experience, without having to bring in anything from Google or some other platform, that’s how you can do it. When you are using Messages app for accessing other messages like the ones from iMessage, then why use Hangouts separately? It’s the best solution that we have got for you.

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    The extensiveness and power of Messages app on macOS is something often overlooked by the Mac owners. The app offers support for multiple messaging platforms and can be extended even further with the help of a couple of jailbreak tweaks as well.

    So, integrate Google Hangouts to your Messages app today and experience it yourself as to how you can be able to use Hangouts in the native macOS setting.

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