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Sign in and out of the Hangouts Chrome extension or app

You can sign in and out of the Hangouts Chrome extension or app at any time, on Chrome OS, Windows, Mac, or Linux.

Download the Hangouts extension or app

  1. Download Hangouts on Chrome:
  2. Click Add to Chrome and then Add.
  3. The extension or app will automatically open.

If you run into problems installing, visit the Chrome Web Store Help Center.

Sign in to the Hangouts extension or app

You can sign in to the Hangouts extension or app at any time. You can only sign in to one account at a time, but you can use multiple accounts.

Open the Hangouts extension

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click the Hangouts extension Hangouts extension.

Open the Hangouts app

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. On your Bookmarks bar, click Apps Apps. Or, in the address bar, go to chrome://apps.
  3. Click the Hangouts app .

Sign in to multiple accounts on Hangouts at the same time

You can't sign in to multiple accounts from one Hangouts application on your computer. But you can use Chrome profiles to log in to multiple accounts and have more than one instance of the Hangouts extension or app open at the same time.

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Sign in to Chrome.
  3. Install the Chrome extension or Chrome desktop app.
  4. At the top right, click the button with your name, email, or People People.
  5. Click Switch Person.
  6. Click Add Person. Learn more about sharing Chrome with other people or multiple accounts.
  7. Install the Chrome extension or Chrome desktop app.

Sign out of the Hangouts extension or app

You can sign out of the extension or app at any time. If you’re signed in to Hangouts anywhere else, you’ll need to sign out separately.

  1. Go to the Hangouts extension Hangouts extension or the Hangouts app .
  2. At the top left, click Menu Menu.
  3. At the bottom, click Exit.

Brenna is a Hangouts expert and the author of this help page. Help her improve this article by leaving feedback below.

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