If you used classic Hangouts as your SMS & MMS text message app, switch to the Voice app if you use Google Voice, or to another text message app to continue to send and receive text messages with Google Fi.
Important: If you get a notification that says, "Your Hangouts phone call history will be deleted soon," check back in a few days and sign up for Google Voice. The process to delete Hangouts phone call history will occur through September 2021. Learn more about changes to Hangouts with Google Voice.
Get a new text message app for Google Fi
If you used Google Fi to text message in classic Hangouts, you can either use an existing text app on your phone or:
- If you use an Android, try Android Messages or download a different text app from the Google Play Store.
- If you use an iPhone, download a different text app from the App Store.
Move your text messaging to Google Voice
If you used Google Voice to text message in classic Hangouts, you can:
- Go to voice.google.com/messages to manage your text messages.
- For mobile, open the Voice app and tap on the "Messages" tab.