Hangouts for iPhone and iPad updated with location sharing and more

Google has released an update for the company's Hangouts app, available on iOS for the iPhone and iPad. Today's update includes new sticker packs, status messages, location sharing and more, bringing this offering up to speed with the Android counterpart.

Here's the list of changes included in version 2.5.0:

  • New sticker packs!
  • When friends ask where you are, share your location in one click with smart sharing suggestions.
  • Leave status messages so that people know what you're up to or how you're feeling.
  • Find your friends and family on Hangouts more easily by phone number.
  • See SMS and Voicemail from your Google Voice account.
  • Improved video call experience and miscellaneous bug fixes.

Head to the App Store to download the latest update.

Rich Edmonds