How To Allow Outside Users to Join your Google Hangout

Have you ever needed to allow outside users to join your Hangout? Joining a Google Hangouts Meeting with someone from outside your domain happens more often than you think. To allow outside users to join a Google Hangout, you must be the system admin for your domain.

1. From the Admin console home page, click on Apps.

2. Click G Suite.

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3. Click Google Hangouts.

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4. Click Chat Settings.

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5. Check the box that says “Users can chat with other users outside your domain here

6. Click Save. Please note, this feature may take up to 24 hours to propagate for all users after enabling.

If you would like to learn more about G Suite Meeting Solutions, like how to assign a resource to a device in the Admin console or how to make a call from a Hangout, check out our Knowledge Base.

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