Snooze notifications

If you want to work uninterrupted in Hangouts Chat, you can temporarily stop notifications on all your devices. That way, if you’re in an important meeting or not working, you won’t be notified when someone starts a conversation with you. To stop notifications completely, turn notifications off.

If you snooze notifications

If you temporarily stop notifications, people can see how long you paused notifications and they won’t expect an immediate response.

  • If you’re online, people see Snooze online Snooze online and how long you paused notifications.
  • If you’re away from Chat, people see Snooze offline Snooze offline and how long you paused notifications.

Temporarily stop notifications

  1. Open the Chat app Hangouts Chat.
  2. Tap Menu Menu.
  3. Tap Snooze notifications and select a time period.
    Notifications automatically turn back on after the snooze period expires.
  4. (Optional) To stop snoozing, tap Menu Menu and then Stop snoozing notifications.
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