Use Hangouts to keep in touch. Message friends, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group.

Send and receive both Hangouts and text messages (SMS/MMS) and switch easily between message types.
Include all your friends with group chats for up to 100 people.
Say more with photos, maps, emoji, stickers, and animated GIFs.
Turn any conversation into a free group video call with up to 10 friends.
Call any phone number in the world (and all calls to other Hangouts users are free!).
Connect your Google Voice account for phone number, SMS, and voicemail integration.
Keep in touch with friends across Android, iOS, and the web, and sync chats across all your devices.
Message friends anytime, even if theyre offline.

Notes: Mobile carrier and ISP charges may apply. Calls to Hangouts users are free, but other calls might be charged. View our calling rates at


Our overall measurement of app quality based on app store review analysis, scored on a scale of 0 - 10.

Personality Traits

An app’s character, broken down into traits whose score is determined by user reviews on the app store.

If an app drains the battery, uses up data, or is slow and laggy, the user experience is severely compromised, pulling the app’s Performance rating down.
To be ranked highly, an app must present outstanding value; simply stated, it’s worth the price of admission.
A well designed app is a thing of beauty, with intuitive actions, attractive interactions, and enjoyable graphics that help it earn a high Presentation score.
An app with a high score on our Enjoyment scale is fun, enchanting, engaging.

Top Feedback

Themes commonly mentioned by people in app store reviews.

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“This new update is slow , lags , and everything bad .”

5 others made similar comments
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“Eta3 : Seems to be working properly now .”

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“Good looking along with new stickers .”

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