It’s not like you can’t access Google Hangouts through a web browser, there’s a Chrome extension, Chrome app as well as the ability to access Hangouts from Gmail and Google+ but the company feels that it should have its own website so now Hangouts has its own website. Just visit the website to access and use Hangouts through your web browser.

If the aforementioned methods simply don’t work for you head over to to open the messaging client within the browser, it displays your contacts list and lets you initiate chats easily.

One can open multiple conversations in the browser just like you’ve always been able to do in Gmail. You can also fire up a group conversation, initiate a voice or a video call from the browser itself.

With Hangouts breaking out on its own this means that you no longer have to keep your Gmail inbox open just to be able to use Hangouts in the browser, or Google+ for that matter. Instead you simply have to look at an image that changes regularly, Hangouts automatically changes its background image after some time to keep things interesting.

Hangouts on the web is live now and can easily be accessed by heading to

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