How to install Chat, set it to autostart on your system, take control of your Chat status and notifications, as well as how to turn Chats into Spaces to manage files and tasks.
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For people who use Gmail or Google Workspace, there’s no better chat tool than Google Chat. You may use Chat alongside Gmail on Android, iPhone, iPad and on the web. Or, if you prefer, you also can install the separate Google Chat app on Android and Apple mobile devices.
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Yet Google Chat on the web also now delivers more features than ever before–including the ability to autostart Chat when you sign in to your Windows, macOS or Linux system. Of course, you can set your status and…