How to Start a “Hangout” (group video conference) over Google+Hi champs!Here’s a simple step-by-step guide to setting up a “hangout” for groupmeetings (video chats). First, some things you’ll need:1. A Google+ account.2. To connect or add AUDRN people to at least 1 G+ circle (*circles are categories into which you organize people you connect with). I suggest making a circle for AUDRN people.3. A workable internet connection.4. A flash-enabled internet browser (Firefox, Chrome or Safari are okay).5. A webcam, mic, speakers.
Step 1: Access your G+You can easily do this from your Google homepage if you are logged in or via Gmail.Click on your +[username] on the upper left hand corner of the page, or on your profilePhoto on the upper right hand corner.
Step 2 If you chose to click on your profile thumbnail, click “view profile”
Step 3: Access “hangout” feature On the left sidebar of your profile, click on “hangouts”.
Step 4: start a “hangout”You’ll see links to more information about Hangouts (I suggest you click this first) orYou can go ahead and start a hangout.For first time users, Google might require you to install the Gtalk plugin for your browser.
Step 5: start a hangout & invite circlesOnce you have successfully installed the plugin and set up your webcam, mic, etc., (andrestarted your browser), you can repeat the first 4 steps.Clicking “start a hangout” will show you a page like this. You can now make public andexclusive hangouts.
Step 5: start a hangout & invite circles Add the AUDRN circle to people you want to invite to hangout. Write a title or label for the particular meeting.
This is me waiting for you guys to hang out Hope you find this useful!! <3 Dianne S.