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F#ck Google Hangouts (in Gmail)

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by HoNeYBiRD, Jun 19, 2015.

  1. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Just a little tip to anybody who's not a fan of Google Hangouts especially when it's in Gmail.

    So it's happened just now that Google decided to switch the good ol' Google Chat (my preferred messaging app) to Hangouts in Gmail to my biggest surprise. Maybe this has been already rolled out in other places earlier. I was like WTF, i never liked Hangouts outside Gmail and i wanted my nice, clean and simple Google Chat back. I mean it's really nice if you can draw nice things to your contacts when chatting (really?) using Hangouts, but i prefer to use a clean layout which is primarily intended for chatting and actually can be used for chatting, because i see who's online and who isn't and not clogged with unnecessary profile pics.

    If you aren't the fan of Hangouts either, here's the quick fix to get Google Chat back in Gmail: https://support.google.com/hangouts/answer/3115176?hl=en

    /rant
     
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    Yeah, happened to me about a week ago - I switched back to the old Chat within minutes, after briefly being annoyed that they'd forced that 'hangout' shit upon me.
     
  3. archon10

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    Yep, had it happened to me and I was like WTF? NO Just give me my nice, clean Gchat. I like it. I'll go back to AIM with that horrible shit.

    Google doesn't gaf. It's like anyone who isn't in Adsense, Adwords or Search has fuck all to do so they spend their time reinventing shit to piss off users.
     
  4. Aluminium

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    I have an Android and its been FUCKING with my G-mail regime.

    Every time I go to my inbox it feels like I'm leaving earth :(.
     
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    same issue here. I don't like hangouts at all. Old gmail chat system is very good. same thing happened with me 3 times but I always revert back to old chat only.