Google Hangouts for Android - Hide your status

September 2016


Google Hangouts for Android - Hide your status



Google Hangouts will share the following information with your contacts:
  • The type of device you are using.
  • Your in-call status

If you don't want to share these information, follow the below procedure:
  • Open the Google Hangouts app.
  • Tap on the Menu key > Settings.
  • Select your Google Account (if multiple).
  • Tap on "Share your status".
  • Uncheck the following options:
    • Show which device you're on (phone, tablet, or computer).
    • Show when you're in a video or phone call on your device.

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