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Open Hangouts in Firefox toolbar panel UI with just one click!

Panel for Google™ Hangouts is an easy way to check your Hangout messages, plus, get badge notification for all incoming messages.  Please check the YouTube Tutorial at the bottom of this page to get an idea of how this Addon works in your browser.  If you want to contribute to the developement of this Addon, please Fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

Some of the important features about Panel for Google™ Hangouts addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview about this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function and features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form in this page or the contact form in the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. Next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided in this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Panel for Google™ Hangouts.

6 Reasons to Use Panel for Google™ Hangouts

  • Access Google Hangouts from Firefox toolbar-panel UI with just one click!

  • Get badge-text notification for all new incoming messages.

  • Panel UI width and height is resizable (see addon options).

  • Clicking on the toolbar icon will open the panel.

  • Is a simplified version of Google Hangouts page (with some features omitted).

  • Available only for Firefox browser.


  • For the business driven, Google came up with an option which could provide an edge to the digital world, over the brick and flashing – Google+. The connections this platform provided and the interactive tools made it possible for forward-moving companies to come up with strategies which could be the source of survival, revival and success in a competitive market. Moreover, to add the icing to the cake, Google+ also provided the businessmen with Google Hangouts, a chat system which is albeit with the possibility of chatting with almost 9 people, absolutely free. Google Hangouts has become one of the most used chat systems over the years and has been the sole reason of effective communication between businesses. By giving a new opportunity to people, to promote their businesses, Google Hangouts also offers nine people to video-chat at a time. This has solved many problems over the years, which were faced by small- as well as large-scale businesses. However, when it comes to opening a Google Hangouts chat while multitasking, it can become a nuisance. This is where Google™ Hangouts Panel addon can help you.

    Google™ Hangouts Panel is a user-friendly addon, which helps people who what to easily view their Google Hangouts chat box while surfing the internet. This is a major stepping stone, especially for multitaskers, who need to work on different pages at a time, and at the same time chat with a potential client. Google Hangouts has helped strengthen the inner communication system of a business, providing a strong bond between the hierarchies. With this addon added to your browser, you can get a badge icon text notification for every incoming message; click on the UI panel of your browser, to access each chat easily. Above all, the Google™ Hangouts Panel addon can help in accessing all Google Hangouts features with just one click. We would recommend this addon to everyone, especially entrepreneurs who are looking for an easier and effective in-business chat systems for their firms.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Google™ Hangouts Panel?

    Google™ Hangouts Panel is a Firefox Addon to access Google Hangouts from toolbar panel UI. Moreover, with this addon you will get badge notification for all incoming messages (unread). Accessing the panel is very easy; just click on the toolbar-icon to open the toolbar panel. Within the UI you will see the simplified version of ( page. Please note that, it may take few seconds before the panel fully loads, so please be patient when you click on the toolbar icon for the first time, it will show a white screen for a few seconds and then the Hangouts screen will be visible. After the first load there wont be loading delays at all.

  • How to use Google™ Hangouts Panel?

    Usage is very simple. After install, just open the toolbar panel by clicking on the toolbar icon. Once the panel is open, you will have access to all Hangouts features right away. Note, if you are not logged in to your hangouts page, you will be redirected to the login page in the panel. Alternatively, you can open hangouts in a new tab and login from there.

  • How to resize the panel?

    In order to resize the panel, simply open the extensions page in Firefox and click on the options button for Google™ Hangouts Panel. Once the options page is open, you can adjust width and height. Note that all changes are automatically saved to the memory.

  • Can I login to more than one Google account?

    No, Hangouts only works if you are logged in only to one Google account.

  • How does badge notification works

    Once you receive a new message from one of your friends, the badge icon changes to 1. Please note, badge icon does not count the number of conversions within a friend and only counts the number of friends with unread message. In other words, if you have several unread conversions with one friend, the badge icon only shows 1. But when you have for example 3 friends with unread messages, the badge icon-text will show the number 3.

  • How to uninstall Google™ Hangouts Panel from your Firefox?

    To uninstall Google™ Hangouts Panel go to Firefox --> Add-ons --> Google™ Hangouts Panel, then press on the Uninstall button.

  • How do I report Bugs for Google™ Hangouts Panel Addon?

    In order to report Bugs for this Addon, please fill the Bug report form in this page (bottom section). Please be as specific as possible when reporting Bugs, all these reports are forwarded to the addon author and corresponding fixes will be available in the next release of the extension.

  • Can I use Google Hangouts official page while using this Addon?

    Yes, using the Hangouts page does not interfere with this Addon . There is also a button in the panel to help you open the Hangouts page at any time. To do so, simply open the panel UI and click on the Hangout icon from the left-side list. The Hangouts page will be open in a new Tab.

  • Submitting Bugs

    Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this Bug report form, you can submit bugs or suggest enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note, this bug report form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or requesting additional information regarding the reported bug(s).

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