Chat

Chat platform built for teams

Chat makes it easy for teams to be able to get their work done in one place. From direct messages to group conversations, Chat helps teams to collaborate easily and efficiently. Dedicated virtual rooms with threaded conversations, each room supporting up to 8,000 members and 28 languages  

Fully integrated with G Suite

Chat is offered to G Suite customers at no additional cost. Upload items from Drive, collaborate on Docs, Sheets, or Slides, join online meetings with Meet, or use Google’s powerful search to look up room members, past conversations, and shared files. Drive bot lets you know when files are shared with you, comments are made, or when people request access to your docs. And Meet bot integrates directly with Calendar to schedule meetings for you.

Embedded security with peace of mind

Chat has G Suite’s security-first ecosystem policy and offers an enterprise-grade solution that is reliable and compliant. Chat has integrated support for Vault, which means admins can archive, preserve, search and export Chat-specific data. Its built with enterprise-grade security including single sign-on, mobile device management, two-factor authentication, compliance, admin settings, and Vault retention, holds, search, and export.

Chat from anywhere, anytime on any devices

You can use chat on your phone, tablet or laptop from your preferred browser with ease. With the dedicated Android and iOS apps you will stay in touch wherever you are.

Hangouts chat top questions

I’ve got an idea for a bot. How can I get started?

There are plenty of resources available at the developer page.

How will this interact with the older version of Hangouts, the one that lives in my Gmail?

Classic hangouts is still available and compatible with Chat

How can I use Chat right away?

If you’re a current G Suite customer, Chat is free. Click here to get started right away.