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Control notifications for Meet and Chat

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To receive notifications from Meet and Chat, your browser settings must allow notifications.

Allow Meet and Chat notifications in a browser

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By default, Chrome alerts you whenever a website, app, or extension wants to send you notifications. You can change this setting at any time.

If you’re browsing in Incognito mode, you won’t get notifications.

Update notification settings in Chrome

If you turned off notifications for Meet and Chat, you can turn them back on.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More""and thenSettings.
  3. Under Privacy and security, click Site settings.
  4. Click Notifications.
  5. Select the Meet or Chat entry and click More""and thenAllow. For example:
    • Meet—https://meet.google.com:443
    • Chat​—https://chat.google.com:443

See also Change site permissions.

Update notification settings in other browsers

If you're using a product that supports additional web browsers, such as Chat, you must turn on notifications for that product in your browser. Each browser requires different steps for turning on notifications; see the online help for your browser for more information. 

Control notifications for Meet in Gmail

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We recommend keeping Chat and Gmail notifications on so you can easily get back to an in-progress meeting, for example when you're in another app. However, if you must turn off notifications for chats and Gmail messages, follow these steps:

Note: This feature is available only for Android mobile devices.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Gmail app "" .
  2. At the top left, tap Menu "", then Settings ""
  3. Select your account.
  4. Tap Notifications and select Meet notifications only.

Control notifications for Chat in Gmail

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You can control what notifications you get on mobile devices for Chat in Gmail.

For all conversations

  1. Open the Gmail app "".
  2. At the top left, tap Menu "", then Settings ""
  3. Select your account.
  4. Tap Chat mobile notifications and choose an option:
  • All Messages—Get a notification for all direct messages and all messages in rooms.
  • New threads, threads I’m following and direct messages—Get a notification for all direct messages, the first message of every new thread, and all threads you’re following.
  • Threads I’m following and direct messages—Get a notification for all direct messages and threads you’re following.
  • Only @mentions and direct messages—Get a notification for direct messages and @mentions in Rooms.
  • Off—Turn off all notifications.

For a specific room or conversation

  1. Open the Gmail app "".
  2. Tap the Chat tab or Rooms tab.
  3. Tap the name of the person or room.
  4. At the top, next to the name of the person or room, tap the Right arrow .
  5. Tap Notifications to turn notifications on or off for that room or conversation.

Even if you turn off notifications, you still get a notification for @mentions and direct messages.

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