Google Chat vs tawk.to

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Google Chat

Category: Communication Tools
Industries: Business, Education

Pricing

Free

tawk.to

Category: Communication Tools
Industries: Business, Education

Pricing

Free

20M+ Downloads
5/5

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Google Chat reviews

This replacement for Hangout and Allo is sub par at best. I can't manually delete messages like I can with any other app. I also have to manually open each image one at a time to both send and view instead of selecting multiple to upload or swiping between images that were sent. This feels like a junior ancillary project from Google instead of a well fleshed out and developed app. It's predecessors we're superior. That being said, I do like the ability to multi emoji react to a message.

- Alex

Nice update for Google Hangouts which is going away at any time. Hangout's used to be nearly an all in one for communication, but Google stripped a lot of the functionality for no particular other than they were introducing other apps that ended up dying on the vine. This is the replacement. Fairly basic, functional and the UI is slightly better than Hangout's. I hope Google continues to work with it instead of letting it go after 6-12 months. Right now I like it.

- Rob W

Again, updates have fixed nothing about this terrible app. Stay away from this if you have any other alternatives. Very buggy and dropped notifications. Unable to go direct video call in app, requires a separate app. Too much friction. Unable to open URLs in a separate browser, links open up in the app, which is a dumb idea.

- Hoanglong Nguyen

tawk.to reviews

Sometimes it works for weeks straight. Then for some reason, my app gets disconnected, or signed out or something, and I don't know it. Of course I'm being charged for the service, but my customers can't reach me. Sometimes I don't notice that has happened for days.. maybe a week. 11/20/20 edited to 3 stars. All i have to do to fix the issue is log out and back in every day. Not ideal, but it works.

- Houston Heathen

When I update it to the latest version, I try to open but it does not load at all, it fades away. Old review: The only thing you can add and it will be perfect is to add scroll down to refresh the Live visitors filter. Also, update it to fix the red notification and make it disappear immediately after the visitor leaves website. Thanks

- Redouane Amezoirou

Newest UI is still worse than the one for older versions of android but it stopped trying to personally involve me in the transcript process. Every call hangs in the monitoring until I manually remove it.

- Nom Chomsley

Pros & cons

Google Chat

Pros
Create internal/operational efficiencies
Enhance decision making
Improve business process agility.

Cons
Text boxes have an aggravating way of resizing itself
Inability to dock the conversation list
Conversations can jump around quite often.

tawk.to

Pros
Free
Ease of use and the quick-to-setup procedure
Can render realtime support to users

Cons
It is not able to set intents and schedule with calendar
Software didn't have a clean user-friendly interface
Notifications are inconsistent

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