Uninstall the Hangouts app

You can remove the Hangouts app, or use another messaging app. If you accidentally delete Hangouts, you can add it back to your device.

Delete the Hangouts app

  1. Find the Hangouts app .
  2. Touch and hold the Hangouts icon .
  3. At the top left corner of the icon, tap Remove Remove.

Reinstall the Hangouts app

To reinstall the Hangouts app, download the Hangouts app again.

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