The newly launched Google Pixel comes with Android Nougat 7.1, the latest version of Android. However, many people found it disturbing when they first turned on their phone. The reason is Google’s chat service Hangouts, which is used by many people comes disabled in most of the Pixel units. It looks like to put more focus on Allo, Google has disabled the app. But if you are one of those persons who loves to use the app, below is how you can re-enable it.
How to enable Hangouts on Google Pixel:
- Swipe down on the home screen to check the notifications panel.
- Tap on the settings shortcut.
- Scroll down and tap on ‘Apps’.
- Find Hangouts and tap on it.
- Tap enable.
Well, we are not done yet. To make sure the app functions properly and has all latest features go to play store and update the app. Once done you can now use the app happily again.