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Google has released the G Suite Hangouts Chat desktop version which is now compatible with UNCG’s Single Sign-On (SSO) services.

With improved security features in this release, Mac and Windows users can download the improved Hangouts Chat desktop client for an additional method to access the Hangouts Chat service.

Previously, UNCG users could make use of Google Hangouts Chat by using Google’s Chrome browser and visiting

Visit to download the new desktop version of Hangouts Chat.

After installation, users will need to authorize the desktop application during the sign-in process (UNCG users should enter their UNCG iSpartan account).

Additional details about Hangouts Chat can be found here:

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