How to Chat on Gmail?

It is very easy to connect with our near ones via Google Chat facility. For chatting the person at another end must have Gmail account and a colored ball icon indicates that you can chat with that person. This icon is usually visible next to name of end user. To recognize if the person is online or not, check the colored ball, it may be of green red or yellow color which indicates person is online. Look at the procedure given below to chat with the person at another end who is available online.

If you are using Gmail or Google+ open the Chat:

1. Search for the name of person to whom you wish to chat.
2. Simply click on the name of the person and a chat window will open.
3. Type your message in space provided in the form of text field and then press Enter.
4. Once the other person will receive a message from your end, he will respond to it.
One can also find the contact in box provided above roster by simply entering contact’s name in it. You only need to enter person’s name with whom you wish to chat. Chat window will appear and you can continue your conversation by entering your message in space provided in Chat window. You can also talk with Google tech support team for more help.

You can’t chat with the person, if you are unable to see a ball beside the name of your contact. In that case you can also send an invite to your friend. To send chat invitations to your friend follow the steps.

To send invite in Gmail using Contact Manager:
1. On the left upper corner of your Gmail page there is an option of Contacts, Click on that.
2. Choose the name of person to whom you wish to chat and click on Chat link for opening new chat screen.
3. Type your message in space provided in the form of text field and then press Enter.