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How to Enable Google Chat in Gmail account

Google chat has finally been rolled out to android & iOS users. Previously it was only available through G-suite workspaces, which is a paid service. Now Google has made it available for all users. Now google chat is a part of google workspaces which includes Gmail, Room, Meet among other features.

The app is already listed on the playstore & app store which you can download and use it directly.

Google Chat
Google Chat
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free

But the updated Gmail is perfectly capable to run google chat within Gmail itself. This seems very interesting where you don’t have to actually download any other app. If you want to enable Google chat in Gmail then follow the below steps.

Also read: How to Record Zoom Call During Video Conferencing Meetings

How to Enable Google Chat in Gmail

Step 1: First update the Gmail app to the latest version.

Enable Google Chat in Gmail

Step 2: Now go to setting from the top left hamburger menu (≡).

Step 3: Scroll down and enable “Show the chat and Rooms tabs“.

Step 4: Now you can see the chats & rooms section in the bottom tile.

Final Words

So this is how you can easily enable Google Chat in gmail and don’t necessarily need any extra app. This is the quite interesting and shocking too that all features of google chat are there in gmail app. So why would anyone download a separate app for this ? Wha is your view, let us know in the comment section.

Nitesh Rajput
Nitesh Rajputhttps://www.techscanner.in
I Love technology and the way it is transforming our lives, call me a geek!! Apart from that, I spend my time playing games, watching movies & most importantly the Painting. Reading books is one of my best sources of inspiration.
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