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Can external participants join a Hangout?

Yes. External participants can join a Hangout even if they don't have a Google Apps account. To ensure privacy, you also have the option to restrict access to Hangouts by default.

Is the content of a Hangout secure?

Yes. All video and audio streams in Hangouts are encrypted. Users can join securely even if they're offsite.

What's the participant limit for a Hangout?

Hangouts are limited to 15 participants, with no time limit. You can also use Hangouts On Air to broadcast a Hangout to as many people as you like. There is still a limit of 15 active participants.

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Top Hangouts FAQs

Can external participants join a Hangout?

Yes. External participants can join a Hangout even if they don't have a Google Apps account. To ensure privacy, you also have the option to restrict access to Hangouts by default.

Is the content of a Hangout secure?

Yes. All video and audio streams in Hangouts are encrypted. Users can join securely even if they're offsite.

What's the participant limit for a Hangout?

Hangouts are limited to 15 participants, with no time limit. You can also use Hangouts On Air to broadcast a Hangout to as many people as you like. There is still a limit of 15 active participants.

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