Modified 07 March 2017 by Ian Weatherhogg

 

Have you made a new contact over email? Quickly add them to hangouts and chat instantly.  

To take the more professional form of communication to a Hangout chat, just open the email within Gmail and press the down arrow in the top right to show the dropdown menu. Then select ‘Open chat with (NAME)’.   

When the hangout pop up appears, click ‘Send invitation’ and you will be chatting in no time.