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 iPhone or iPad, open the Hangouts app .
  2. Tap Get started.
  3. Sign in to your Google Account.
    • Select your account: Next to the Account you'd like to use, tap the toggle button so it turns green. Tap Next.
    • No account listed: Tap Add another account. Enter your Google Account information, and tap Next.
  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 iPhone or iPad, open the Hangouts app .
  2. Tap Menu Menu.
  3. Next to your Account, tap the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  4. Tap Manage Accounts, and add your Account.
    • Account on iPhone: Next to the Account you'd like to use, tap the toggle button so it turns green.
    • Account new to iPhone: Tap Add another account. Enter your Google Account information.

Sign out of Hangouts

When you sign out of Hangouts on your iPhone or iPad, 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 iPhone or iPad, 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.
  5. Next to the Account you'd like to stop using, tap the toggle button so it turns white.

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

Remove Account from the Hangouts app

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, 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.
  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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