Google Hangouts to seamlessly integrate Google Voice in the future

google_hangoutsSince Google Hangouts was released last week, users haven’t been too happy with the lack of SMS and Google Voice integration. Google has already told us that SMS messaging will be included in the near future, and today a Google member is assuring us that Voice will also be a part of future versions. Nikhyl Singhal, product manager for real time communications at Google, went so far to say on his Google+ profile that Hangouts is “designed to be the future of Google Voice” and that future versions of Hangouts will integrate Google Voice more seamlessly.

In addition, the recent Gmail update that added Hangouts disabled Google Voice outbound calling. On his Google+ account, Singhal added that “outbound/inbound calls will soon be available.” It’s great to see that Google will continue working to add and restore features to their new client that users want, but with Google, it’s hard to expect anything less.

Source: +Nikhyl Singhal

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  • http://twitter.com/xXINiKoIXx Red-XIII

    Is Amazon your news source?

  • ketan

    What a joke at the end…of course google will add features people want…so far all i hear is bad talk bout talk being taken away…u can stop kissing googles ass because ur nose is really really dark brown…