Know About the Top 5 Hidden Google Hangouts Easter Eggs

20 Sep

Now who doesn’t know about Google Hangouts? Everyone does and it is quite in trend these days. Hangouts from Google is basically a service, where you can use the platform to chat, send video messages and even make video calls. In a way, you stay connected with your friends and family, even when you are off to some remote location for some work or project.

Hangouts basically use the Google platform and are accessible to anyone, using Gmail or Google+ account.  It is popular among the users, due to its simple interface and the functions are rather simple. On top of it, there are several hidden features, which largely allow the user to have interesting conversations.

As you very well know, Easter Eggs, in general, are meant to hold surprises. This is the same with Google Hangouts Easter Eggs, which are programmed to add more fun and it does not disappoint at all.

Let’s take a look at the top 5 hidden hangouts Easter Eggs.

  • Making Phone Call Made Easy 
  • Google Hangouts can be used to have video chat and send texts. But you can also use it to make VOIP calls when your network carrier is not providing you the desired signals and you have access to Wi-Fi. It is free and you are not required to pay a single penny. In order to set up the call, all you have to do:
  • Open the Hangouts dialer app on the device you are using
  • Type the person’s name or number you want to speak
  • Select the number or name from the search results
  • Tap the dial pad to speak

This facility is quite useful if you are in the midst of some emergency and you have no other means to communicate.

  • Look for the Ponies 
  • One of the most popular and admired Google Hangouts Easter eggs turns out to be a herd of ponies.  Don’t really know how the pony thing works. Follow these simple steps –
  • While chatting with someone, type /ponies in the window and you will notice a small pony dancing across the screen. Your friend is bound to have a fit of laughter.
  • In case you want more ponies streaming in, type/ponystream into the box. Immediately a large herd of ponies will move around the screen.

This surely looks like a fun thing to do and you are not really going to get bored.

  • Have conversations off the record
  • Most of the conversation that you have in Hangouts gets stored in Google. This is not going to help the matters, in case you are having a conversation that is sensitive in nature. If you want to have off the record conversation, which cannot be traced, it is possible. On that front:-
  • Open the Google hangouts chat window
  • Click on the options button (wrench icon) on the top right of the window
  • Select Uncheck from the box Hangouts History and Click OK on the button appearing at the bottom right corner of the window

By taking this step, you can now have conversations with the person, without worrying much about other constraints.

Technically, having an off-the-record conversation makes a lot of sense. But disabling the conversation history seems a bit complicated. Well, you can then try reaching the expert using the Google support number, who can guide you through the entire procedure.

  • Call in the Pitchforks 

For some reason or the other, you may not disagree with your friend. Well, it is time to call in the pitchforks to take a dig at your friend. Here’s how you can do it:-

  • Type /pitchforks in the chat box
  • Soon an army of people will appear on the box carrying pitchforks

Well, it is supposed to be fun and your friend will indeed have a LOL moment then and there.

  • Try the Konami Code 

Konami code is frequently used by Google programmers to add more creativity to the conversation. These special codes are bound to make your chat box come alive with customized backgrounds. In order to active the Konami code:-

  • Leave your cursor open in Google Hangouts
  • Type the following in sequence – Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A
  • Click Enter

Once you activate the Konami code, the background will get change with a mountainside side setting and lively green trees. It also unlocks a few other features, which can be beneficial.

 The Google Hangouts Easter Eggs will indeed surprise you with its hidden features. By trying a few of these, it will certainly improve your overall Hangouts experience. In case, you are not in a position to activate the hidden features, it might seem ideal to speak with the experts by utilizing the Google customer support number.

Related Topics: Make Free Phone Calls With Google Hangout 

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