Notification re: Google Talk app for Windows replacement

Late last year, we announced that the Google Talk app for Windows was being retired. Soon, people using the Google Talk client for Windows will start seeing the following notification within the application:

Google Talk app for Windows is no longer supported. It is being replaced by the new Hangouts Chrome app. Install the Hangouts app from

The Google Talk app for Windows will continue to work for approximately two months before being turned off completely. We will post a follow up notification within the application prior to the shut down.

Release track:
Rapid release and Scheduled release

For more information:
Download the Hangouts Chrome app

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