Google Hangouts Web Messenger

Google Hangouts Web Messenger

Google Hangouts Web Messenger brings Google Hangouts right into your browser to chat with your friends.

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What is Google Hangouts Web Messenger?

Google Hangouts Web Messenger is a Firefox add-on designed to provide users with an integrated Google Hangouts experience directly in their browser. This add-on helps to facilitate both messaging and video calling with friends within your browser, offering a convenient and easy way to stay connected.

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Stats
Stats date:
Users: 1,011 ▲ 16
Rating: 3.15 (34)
Version: 63.0 (Last updated: 2017-12-18)
Creation date: 2016-07-19
Weekly download count: 1
Firefox on Android: Yes
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • contextualIdentities
  • cookies
  • tabs
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • contextMenus
  • storage
  • <all_urls>
Size: 281.62K
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge
Merlin
Summary

Google Hangouts Web Messenger brings Google Hangouts right into your browser to chat and video call with your friends.

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • working perfectly fine
  • Pretty functional actually
  • video, text, and voice work just as expected
  • can be run in the sidebar, as a separate window or as a pop out from the toolbar
  • does not conflict with Messenger for Google extension
Cons
  • needs some improvements
  • awful
  • nothing loads inside the border, just a white page
  • can't switch Hangouts account
  • didn't work
  • may have security/malware issues
  • completely unusable when placed in the sidebar
Most mentioned
  • working perfectly fine
  • improvements
  • awful
  • nothing loads
  • can't switch Hangouts account
  • security/malware
  • completely unusable
  • sidebar
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Safety
Risk impact

Google Hangouts Web Messenger is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Google Hangouts Web Messenger if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Google Hangouts Web Messenger has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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