Google Hangout Instructions

Setup a Google+ Account

You will need a Google+ account to access the Google Hangout classroom. If you already have a Gmail or Google apps account, then you are good to go. If you need one, you can set one up here:
https://accounts.google.com/NewAccount

Install Chrome

Google+ works best in Google’s Chrome browser. Install your copy here:
http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95346

Audio and Video

You will need a webcam to participate in the hangout. Most webcams are supported by Google Hangouts, if yours is not, Logitech makes several nice webcams that will likely work on your computer:
http://www.logitech.com/en-us/webcam-communications/webcams

Join the Hangout

When you have the previous steps completed, return to this page and click the “Join the Hangout” link. You will join your the Hangout where your class will meet. The hangout will walk you through the process of configuring your webcam and microphone. Follow the guides and if you get stuck, click on the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner and then click, “Verify Settings” to ensure that your camera, microphone, and speakers are all configured properly.

Need Help?

If you have tried the above steps and cannot join the Google Hangouts listed below, please send an email describing your issue to: support{at}centersoflight.org