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Video Hangouts on iPhone and iPad no longer require Google+ account

With this week's update to Hangouts users without Google+ accounts got a special treat. Any user can now join a multi-way video call on either iOS or Android.

Google Hangouts was updated yesterday with free voice calls and voicemail. What do you think of this change for Hangouts? Let us know in the comments.

Source: Google

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.

  • Looks like the original Google Voice is dead but third party apps are going strong.
  • Looks like you don't know the difference between first and third-party apps, and Google pretty much gave third-party apps the death certificate as far as Voice is concerned.
  • This is nice. You know what's not nice? You guys jumping the shark with auto-play ads.
  • WoW that was cool of them Sent from the iMore App