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Sign in to or out of Hangouts

If you sign in to or out of Hangouts on one device, it won't automatically sign you in to or out of Hangouts on your other devices. For example, if you're signed in on your computer, you're not automatically signed in on the mobile app.

Sign in to Hangouts

  1. On your Android device, open the Hangouts app .
  2. Select a Google Account, or sign in to another one.
  3. Tap Sign in.
  4. You might be asked to verify your phone number. Verifying your phone number lets people who know your number find you on Hangouts.
    • To verify, enter your phone number. Tap Confirm number.
    • If you don't want to verify your phone number, tap Skip.

Sign in to multiple Accounts

  1. On your Android device, open the Hangouts app .
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Add account.
  5. Enter your Google Account information.
  6. Tap Sign in.

Sign out of Hangouts

When you sign out of Hangouts on your Android device, you'll show as offline to your contacts.

Tip: If you don't want to sign out of Hangouts but would like to stop notifications temporarily, snooze notifications by tapping Menu Menu > Snooze notifications.

  1. On your Android device, open the Hangouts app .
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap your Google Account.
  5. Scroll to the bottom and tap Sign out.

If you're signed in to more than one Google Account on your Android device, you'll need to sign out of each one.

Remove Account from the Hangouts app

To remove your Account from the Hangouts app, you need to remove it from your Android device. Your Account will be signed out from all your phone's Google apps.

  1. On your Android device, open the Hangouts app .
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu.
  3. Next to your Account, tap the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  4. Tap Manage Accounts > Google > [your Google Account].
  5. At the top right, tap More More > Remove account.

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