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Google Talk yellow hourglass?


Well-Known Member
Jun 14, 2010
What does it mean when there is a yellow/orange clock next to a contact in Google Talk on android? Does that mean the conact has talk open, but is away?

And what does it mean there is an obscure email address under that contact that does not match the email of the contact on your phone?. for example an email like hb@73764555.com ... most other have a gray x and say offline. Is it possilbe that chat was initiated from or to that address and then it was removed from the contacts or is this some internal google thing?

Also, I have another contact that logs into Google talk that is on my google contact list, but still shows up offline.

And finally, is there any way to show me as offline and see if contacts are online? Any other way to see if a contact is online without being logged into google talk?


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