Google Hangouts for iOS have received a facelift amid complaints from users. This was contained in a post. One feature that may interest you is a quick message compose to people you chat with often. See the whole post by Sky Ortiz below;
We’ve updated the Hangouts app for iOS with a new design that makes it faster to start new conversations and drop in all the stickers, emoji and photos you want.
– Sleek & polished with material design
– Quick compose button to find your most frequent contacts and start a new conversation
– Easy access to the full complement of attachments, making it easy to pick photos, stickers, emoji and more
– Improved experience for phone calling with a new Dialer UI
This update (version 4.0) also includes many bug fixes and performance improvements. It is live in the App Store now (https://goo.gl/i8YH3R). The Android update will be coming soon, so stay tuned.