Easier guest access to Hangouts video calls

This launch allows Google Apps customers to share links to Hangouts video calls so that external guests may request to join if not explicitly invited. This will also help your guests avoid errors when joining with alternate Google accounts.

Features of the launch include:

  1. People in the same domain as the Hangout can make the video call externally accessible with the link.

  1. Video calls that are shared with the link require someone in the Hangout Apps domain to accept those requesting access.

Primary use-case: A person using Hangouts for Work invites another contact to a Hangout via calendar, but the contact connects through their browser, already logged in with their personal account.

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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