Getting started with Google Hangouts

This guide helps charities get set up to make Google Hangout calls. Connect with a team, service users or partners.

Tori Ellaway
Mar 17, 2020 · 4 min read
Getting started with Google Hangouts

About Google Hangouts

Steps to get set up

Step 1 —Head to Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts homepage with Sign In option at top right
Google Sign In page

Step 2 — Start setting up a call

Step 3— Find friends

Steps to hosting a meeting

Step 1— Start a video call

The three different options for talking to colleagues or friends
Join or start a meeting
You can invite people by email too, once you’ve started the call

Step 2 — Sharing your screen or presenting

Steps to joining a meeting

Step 1 — Joining Google Hangouts on your computer

Step 2— Joining Google Hangouts on your phone

About this guide

Catalyst

UK collaborative to bring a social purpose to the digital…

Catalyst

UK collaborative to bring a social purpose to the digital revolution. From CAST, City Bridge Trust, Comic Relief, DCMS, Esmée Fairbairn, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and The National Lottery Community Fund.

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Catalyst

UK collaborative to bring a social purpose to the digital revolution. From CAST, City Bridge Trust, Comic Relief, DCMS, Esmée Fairbairn, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and The National Lottery Community Fund.