Google Hangouts which once upon a time called Google Talk has been favorite chat apps for many. The simple reason behind it is that it is a default chat app for all your Google using friends. You will invariably see the Google Hangouts app on every Android phone purchased by default which means even Google feels the importance of this app for its users. But when people started getting the new Google Pixel phones in their possession they were surprised not to see the Hangouts app on their phones.
Yes, it is a surprise move that Google has disabled its premium chat app Google Hangouts in Google Pixel phones. But this move has been taken only because Google wants to market its new chat app the Google Allo more. But for all those die hard Google Hangouts fans there is a good news and that news is that you can still use this app on your Google Pixel smartphone, thanks to the Android 7.0 Nougat version.
How to Enable the Google Hangouts on Pixel Phone
Step #1. Swipe down the notification shade of your Google Pixel phone on the home screen.
Step #2. Tap on Settings cog.
Step #3. Scroll down till you see “Apps” and then tap on it.
Step #4. Scroll down again and find Hangouts and then tap on it too.
Step #5. Now tap on Enable.
Step #6. If required you can go to the Google Play Store and update your Hangouts app.
This is it. Now you can easily use your Google Hangouts app on your Google Pixel phone as well. Do let us know how this article is helpful for you in the comments section below or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.