In the middle of an important meeting or event?

Turn off Google Hangouts notification sounds to avoid disrupting you and your guests.

Classic Hangouts instructions

Mute notifications in Hangouts

  1. In Gmail or Inbox, click Hangouts hangout.
  2. Click the Down arrow arrow_drop_down beside your name (Gmail), or click the Down arrow arrow_drop_down next to New conversation 


  3. Click Mute notifications for.
  4. Choose how long to mute notifications.

To stop muting notifications, click Resume.