Hangouts is an online platform communications service that gives permission to members to initiate and participate in text, voice or video chats. Google+ and Gmail include Hangouts, and iOS and Android mobile devices can use Hangouts apps.
Steps to install for android:
  1. Play store app will be on your mobile, and give a click on it.
  2. A search bar should be visible in the top-middle area of the display. After tapping it, type “google hangouts” using the keyboard on your device.
  3. You will get an app like a green speech bubble.
  4. When you’ve identified the Google Hangouts app, press Install to begin your smartphone’s download and installation process.
  5. While installing the app, it asks for access to additional functions. Click on accept.
  6. On your device, Google Hangouts will start to download and install. Tap Open to create the app when it’s finished.

Permissions of Hangouts app in mobile:

  • Device and app history
      • Read sensible data
      • Retrieve the internal system state
      • Read your web bookmarks and history
      • Retrieve running apps
  • Cellular data settings
  • Identity
      • Find accounts on the device
      • Read your contact card
      • Add or remove accounts
  • Contacts
  • Calendar
  • location

precise location
access extra location provider commands
GPS access

Additional Permissions
  • SMS

Receive text message
Read your text messages
Edit your text messages
Send SMS messages

  • Photos/media/files

Read the contents of your USB
Modify or delete the contents in the USB
Format external storage
Mount or unmounts external storage

  • Camera

Take pictures
Record videos

  • Microphone
  • Wi-Fi connection information
  • Wearable sensors