Chrome users no longer need Hangouts video plugin

A few weeks ago we announced automatic support for Hangouts video calls in Chrome without the need for the Hangouts video plugin. Starting tomorrow, we are happy to announce that we are rolling this out to all Google Apps users.

Following this update, when users try to start a video call for the first time, they’ll see a message underneath the address bar asking for permission to access their computer’s mic and camera. If they want to change their choice later, they can change it from the address bar in Chrome.

We recommend users familiarize themselves with this change before seeing the prompt.

Release track:
Rapid release and Scheduled release

For more information:
G+ post

Note: all launches are applicable to all Google Apps editions unless otherwise noted
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