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How to use Google Hangouts with the Messages app on your Mac

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With the Messages app for Mac, you can easily send iMessages and even text messages without ever using your iPhone. But in addition to cellular messages, the Messages app can also integrate with other messaging services, including Google Hangouts.

Once linked, you can easily send and receive Hangouts messages directly on your Mac, without the need for additional plugins!

Here’s how to receive Google Hangouts messages with the Messages app for Mac:

1- Click on the menu in the upper left corner of your Mac. 2- Select System Preferences.3- Once in the System Preferences, click on Internet accounts.4- Add your Google account if not already done. 5- Once added, activate the option to Posts, and voila !

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Note: If you have two-step verification enabled on your Google account, keep in mind that you will need to generate a specific password for your Mac, if you don’t already have one. Otherwise, you will receive error messages stating that your login information is not correct.

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