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Turn off notifications

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

Turn notifications on or off

  1. Open the Hangouts app .
  2. At the top, tap Menu and then Settings and then your account.
  3. Under “Notifications,” tap Messages or Incoming calls.
  4. You can:
    • Turn notifications or vibration on or off
    • Change the sound played when you get a message, invite, or call.

Mute all notifications

You can mute notifications for up to two days.

  1. Open the Hangouts app .
  2. At the top, tap Menu and then Snooze notifications.
  3. Select how long you want to mute.
  4. You’ll see “Notifications snoozed until [time].”

Turn off notifications from a contact

  1. Open the Hangouts app .
  2. Tap a conversation.
  3. Tap More Options and then Options.
  4. Turn off “Notifications.”

Brenna is a Hangouts expert and the author of this help page. Help her improve this article by leaving feedback below.

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