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Change your status and profile photo

You can share your photo and custom status on 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. Open the Hangouts app .
  2. At the top, tap Menu and thenSettings and then Status.
  3. Tap the status box and type a  message, like "in a meeting" or "on vacation."
  4. You can also show show people which device you’re using or when you last used Hangouts.

Change your profile photo

  1. Open the Hangouts app .
  2. At the top, tap Menu and then Settings and then your account and then Add photo or Change photo.
  3. Take a photo or choose an existing photo.
  4. Tap Choose or Use photo.


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