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Sign in or out of Hangouts

When you sign in or out of Hangouts on one device,  you aren’t automatically signed in or out of Hangouts on other devices.

For example, if you sign in on your computer, you're not automatically signed in on your phone.

Sign in

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. Tap Get started.
  3. Select a Google Account, or sign in to another account.
  4. Follow these steps to verify your phone number and let people find you on Hangouts. If you don't want to verify your phone number, tap Skip.

Sign in to multiple accounts

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. Tap Menu Menu.
  3. Next to your account, tap the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  4. Tap Manage Accounts.
  5. Select or add an account.

Sign out

When you sign out of Hangouts, others will see you as offline.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu.
  3. Next to your account, tap the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  4. Tap Manage Accounts.
  5. Tap the account you’d like to stop using.

Remove an account

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu.
  3. Next to your account, tap the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  4. Tap Manage Accounts.
  5. At the top right, tap Edit Edit.
  6. Next to the account you'd like to delete, tap Remove.
  7. At the top right, tap Done .

 

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