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Turn off notifications

If you don’t want to get notifications for messages, turn off or mute them.

Mute all notifications

You can mute notifications for up to two days.

  1. Go to Hangouts at hangouts.google.com or in Gmail.
  2. Open your settings.
  3. Click Mute notifications for and select how long you want to mute notifications.
  4. You’ll see “Notifications muted.”
  5. To get notifications again, go to “Notifications muted” and click Resume.

Stop getting notifications from someone

  1. Go to Hangouts at hangouts.google.com or in Gmail.
  2. Click a contact or conversation.
  3. Click Settings Settings.
  4. Uncheck Notifications

Turn off message or call sounds

  1. Go to Hangouts at hangouts.google.com or in Gmail.
  2. Open your settings.
  3. Uncheck the box next to the sound you want to turn off.

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