Leave or rejoin a room

You can leave any Hangouts Chat room you're in, and you can rejoin a room after you've left.

Leave a room

  1. Open the Chat app Hangouts Chat.
  2. At the bottom, tap Rooms Rooms.
  3. Open the room you want to leave.
  4. At the top, tap the name of the room.
  5. Tap Leave.
  6. Tap Leave room.

If you leave a room, you won't get room updates or be able to post messages unless you rejoin the room.

Rejoin a room

You can rejoin a room you left. You can then view all message history, including the messages you missed.

  1. Open the Chat app Hangouts Chat.
  2. At the bottom, tap Rooms Rooms.
  3. Tap Add Add.
  4. Tap Browse rooms.
  5. Enter the room name.
  6. Tap Join.

If you're removed from a room by someone else, you must be re-invited before you can rejoin.

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