Change your status and profile photo

You can change your Google Account photo and set custom statuses in Hangouts.

Share what you're doing

You can share your current status on any device where you sign in with the same Hangouts account.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. At the top, tap Menu Menu.
  3. Tap Status.
  4. In the status box, enter a message, like "in a meeting" or "on vacation," then tap Update.
  5. To show people which device you’re using or when you last used Hangouts,  tap Menu Menu and then Settings and thenyour account and then Share your status.
  6. Turn "Last seen" or "Device" on or off.

Change your profile photo

  1. Open the Hangouts app Hangouts.
  2. At the top, tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then select an account and then  Manage your account and thentap your Profile photo.
  3. Tap Set profile photo.
  4. Take a photo or choose an existing photo.
  5. Tap Accept.

Note: Hangouts uses your Google Account's profile photo. Changes made in Hangouts are made to your account as well.


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