Frequently Asked Questions
This tutorial walks you through ensuring you have Google+ set up and have the Hangouts plugin installed.
Check For "+ New Hangout"
Please set up your Google+ profile at: https://plus.google.com. Enter your info and hit next or skip till you can't go any further.
Once you're there, you should see Home > at the top left, and Hangouts at the top right under your profile picture.
Make sure the Hangouts panel is open at the right side.
If you see + New Hangout, then it's open.
If you don't see + New Hangout, then click on the word Hangouts, and it should pop out from the right. it should look like the snapshot.
Click "Start a party" Button For Confirmation
Hover over Hangout Party at the bottom of that column and click Start a Party to see if your computer is already set up for hangouts.
Install Hangout Plugin.
A Hangout window will open, asking you to install the Hangout plugin. Do so then continue.
If you've already got Hangouts installed, it will have popped up a "Post a Hangout party invitation".
Just Cancel out of this, and you should see the Hangout window with your video below.
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