Hangouts Chrome App Replacing Google Talk App for Windows

posted Nov 6, 2014, 8:58 AM by Jennifer Mruk

After announcing last year that Google Talk app for Windows is being retired, Google has now released the news that the Hangouts Chrome App will replace Google Talk app for Windows. Users of the Google Talk client for Windows will soon start seeing the following notification with the application:

Google Talk app for Windows is no longer supported. It is being replaced by the new Hangouts Chrome app. Install the Hangouts app from Please note, the Hangouts chat service must be enabled in the Admin console. It will be approximately two months before the Google Talk app for Windows is completely retired. For more information, see Notification Re: Google Talk app for Windows replacement