Description


Let people know what you’re up to by adding a custom status in Google Hangouts.

Examples

  • Share what you're working on.
  • Let people know if you're busy or available for a quick chat or question.


Classic Hangouts instructions


Add a custom status

  1. In Gmail, click the Down arrow arrow_drop_down next to your name or in Inbox, click the Down arrow arrow_drop_down next to New conversation 

    add

     .
  2. In the Share your status box, type your status.
  3. (Optional) To add an emoticon to your status, click Add an emoji insert_emoticon.

To remove a custom status, click the Down arrow arrow_drop_down and click Clear clear next to your status.