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Google Hangouts

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Google Hangouts review: 34 facts and highlights

Google Hangouts
54
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Google Hangouts

Why is Google Hangouts better than the average?

  • Smaller app size (iOS app)
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    24.2MBvs27.46MB
  • More languages supported
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    31vs15.9

General info

1.Available on PC
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These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.

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2.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

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3.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

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4.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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5. smaller application size (Android app)
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The application requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other applications, as well as other data such as photos and music.

Best

TigerText Pro

3MB

13MB

6. smaller app size (iOS app)
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A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

Best

You & Me

0.2MB

24.2MB

Users

1.Higher rating on the App Store
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The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

Best

Bat Messenger

5

3

2.Higher rating on Google Play
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The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

Best

Troop Messenger

4.5

3.7

Contacts

1.It uses “two-way opt-in”
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This means that you have to add or accept contacts before being able to message. It prevents strangers sending you unwanted messages.

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2.Has existing contacts integration
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This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.

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Messaging features

1.Shows that someone is typing
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You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.

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2.You can switch off notifications
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You can set specific notifications to snooze mode if you don’t want to be disturbed during a specific time frame.

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3.Has two-way video chat
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You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.

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4.Has the option to delete message history
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You can delete past messages, for example if they contain confidential or private information.

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5.Send free SMS
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You can send text messages to any number for free, not just other people using the same app.

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6.You can send your location
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Send a stamp to someone showing your current location. This saves a lot of messing around with directions.

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Content sharing

1.Syncs to the cloud
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Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.

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2.Has search option
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If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.

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3.Has image preview
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You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.

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4.You can send videos
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You can send videos with the app.

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5.Has a media gallery
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A media library contains all uploaded files, making search easier and helping you organize the content.

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6.Can capture photos
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You can take photos within the app. This allows you to do everything from capturing the image to editing all within one app, instead of having to import an image taken with another camera application.

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Security

1.You do not need a SIM card to log in
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The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.

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2.Has Facebook sign-in option
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Signing in with your Facebook account can be faster and easier if you don’t want to spend time filling in a registration page.

For example

Frankly

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