a month after Hangouts 14 release for Android, Google has released an update to version 15, which brings exclusive features on smartphones running Android 7.1 or later. Earlier, these devices have already received shortcuts for a quick start of the text, voice or video chat, and now users of updated devices will have the ability to search and quickly send GIF-animation. for example, you can choose an animation among the frequently used or related to a topic.

 the Hangouts 15

The update also removes Hangouts users from annoying bug, when the curtain notifications sender’s name appears twice.

 the Hangouts 15

Source: phonearena.com