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Turn off notifications

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

Turn app notifications on or off

  1. Open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. At the top, tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then Device settings.
  3. Tap Notifications and then Hangouts Hangouts.
  4. Turn “Allow notifications” on or off.

Mute all notifications

You can mute Hangouts notifications for up to two days.

  1. Open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. At the top, tap Menu Menu and then Snooze notifications.
  3. Select how long you want to mute.
  4. You’ll see “Notifications snoozed.”
  5. To get notifications again, go to “Notifications snoozed” and tap Resume.

Turn off notifications for a contact

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

Change notification settings

  1. Open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. At the top, tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then Notifications.
  3. Select the notifications to turn on or off.

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