Are you an Google+ iphone mobile user? Then you got great news today – A new iphone app update version 188.8.131.526 has been released with quite few new features and updates.
Here is a list of new features, updates, performance improvements and bug fixes as part of this release
- Most popular feature google+ hangouts has been added to the iphone app. Now when someone starts an hangout and invites you, you’ll be able to the join hangouts right from the incoming stream
- Group messaging know as Huddle in previous version of mobile apps is now being renamed to Messenger (So don’t be surprised if messenger is altogether a new feature)
- Send photos in Messenger
- +1 on comments
- Reliability improvements in Messenger
- Granular push notification settings
- Map view in profile for places you’ve lived
- Improved +mention support
- Share a post with individuals
- Improved public search for people
- Various bug and performance improvements
Google+ iphone app can be installed or updated directly from iphone app store app or using iTunes from app store
Similar changes are rolled out for Google+ android app as well. Now you can join hangouts right from your android app and huddle has been renamed as messenger.
One key point to note : To join or use google+ hangouts on your mobile phone, your phone must have a front facing camera (else you’ll get a error message saying Hangouts require a front facing camera)