With the arrival of much awaited Nexus 5 and along with the obvious Kit Kat 4.4 Android OS which is a major update to the Jellybean OS, Hangouts too has now become 2.0. With things like SMS integration and ability to send out the animated GIFs a.k.a the stickers are a part of this application now. While the Nexus 5 comes with the Hangouts 2.0.122 Application, you too can install this new update for Hangouts in your device manually. Though, we don’t have any ETA on by when you will be able to update with this update, you can very well install this APK of Hangouts 2.0.122 which we will be checking out in the due course of this article. We have also mentioned the screen captures of the new Google Hangouts 2.0.122 below for reference. All users who are on older version of Hangouts can update with this 2.0.122 version and the same will be upgraded.
Procedure to Download & Install Hangouts 2.0.122 APK in your Android:
- Download Hangout 2.0.122 APK (Link 1 | Link 2) in your computer or in your phone directly to install the same.
- If downloaded in your computer, connect your device to the computer with the help of original USB cable and place the downloaded APK in your Android Phone.
- Disconnect the device from computer and head over to the placed APK in your phone to open and install the same with the help of simple to follow on screen instructions. Also, there are many performance and stability fixes which Google has done it in this all new version of Hangouts 2.0.122.
Once the app is installed successfully, open the same and enjoy. The cryptographic signature guarantees that the file is safe to install and was not tampered with in any way. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues in the process of this Hangouts Installation or your experiences with the latest version of this Hangouts 2.0.122.