5 functions when using Gmail Chat to talk with friends and family you should know – Tempemail
5 functions when using Gmail Chat to talk
with friends and family you should know – Tempemail
the main sending and receiving email feature, Gmail also provides a chat
function to its users who can use it to talk with others.
are 5 functions in Google Chat you should know to talk with friends and family.
use Google Chat in Gmail within your web browser or by downloading the official
Google Chrome extension Chat for Google to make a real-time talk to
friends and family.
1. Text message function
How to start a new chat with others? To start a new chat, right below your email
folders (Inbox, Sent Mail, Drafts etc.) on the left-hand column of your Gmail
account window you’ll see a small chat space with ‘No recent chats” note and a
‘Start a new one’ link.
Click on the link.
email address of the person you want to talk. Then click on the address
and choose Add to contacts.
can start a chat just by clicking on the email address.
2. Video call with one person function
text instant messaging, with Gmail Chat you can make a live chat via video. To
start a video call, simply click on the Video camera icon.
3. Video call with a group function
you can make a video call with a group of persons by clicking on the
4. Express emotions, share files function
can even express you mood by sending emoji’s, share your pictures or draw an
image in your message.
5. Personalize your settings function
you can modify the settings of Google Chat by clicking on the cog
the small window like the figure below, you can edit your chat settings.
can block contacts, delete conversations and turn off notifications for each
If you are happy with your settings click OK.
At any point you can click on the icons on the bottom left hand corner to flick through contacts, hangout conversations and phone calls to landlines and mobiles.
How to customize your settings
is a long list of settings when you click on your email address. You can share your
status which is public and available to all your contacts on Google Chat.
can also setup when you were last online and mute notifications.
Scroll further down you can view all archived conversations, modify your block list, and sign out of hangouts
If you’d like more help, there are useful links you can check.
Hangouts Help Centre
We hope this article will help you know more about Google Chat feature to talk to friends and family. Let’s check out our Next steps links below for other Gmail topics.
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