Turn off notifications

If you don't want to receive 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 for.
  4. You’ll see 'Notifications muted'.
  5. To receive notifications again, go to 'Notifications muted' and click Resume.

Stop receiving 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. Untick Notifications

Turn off message or call sounds

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