Google Hangouts for iOS updated to v4.0 – Brings Material Design and performance improvements


Google has just released a new version of Hangouts for iOS devices. The Hangouts v4.0 brings in a new design that follows Google’s Material Design along with several bug fixes and performance improvements.

The new app aims to enhance user experience on iOS device by being faster and easier to start new conversations. Here is the changelog below:

  • Sleek & polished with material design
  • Quick compose button to find your most frequent contacts and start a new conversation
  • Easy access to the full complement of attachments, making it easy to pick photos, stickers, emoji and more
  • Improved experience for phone calling with a new Dialer UI

Overall the speed and stability of the application has been improved a lot as well compared to the previous version of Hangouts. The updated application is now available for download on the App Store and is 40.4MB in size. We should also be getting a major update to Hangouts for Android in the near future so do stay tuned for that.


Author: Sandeep Sarma

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