Gmail Hangouts is going away: What you need to know

At the end of Q2 2020, Gmail Hangouts, the IM feature found on the left-hand sidebar in Gmail on the web, will be removed and replaced with Users will not need to make the transition from Hangouts until late June, but can opt to transition to this more centralized platform now. At HiView, we encourage you to consider making the move to Chat sooner rather than later.

To find out more about the new functionality of Chats as well as the desktop app requirements and limitations, click here.