Classic Hangouts is being replaced by Google Chat. If you use Google Chat, visit the Google Chat help center.

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.

Important: If you use Google Chat and not classic Hangouts, visit mute notifications and change your availability status in Google Chat.

Sign in

  1. On your computer, go to or open Hangouts in Gmail.
  2. Enter your Google Account information.
  3. Click Sign in. In Gmail, on the left, click Sign in.

To use Hangouts with multiple accounts at the same time, you can:

Sign out of

Important: If you use Hangouts in Gmail, you may not have the option to sign out of Hangouts.

When you sign out of, you sign out of other Google services, including Gmail, Inbox, and Google+.

  1. On your computer, go to
  2. At the top right, click your profile picture.
  3. Click Sign out or Sign out of all accounts.


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