Turning Chat On and Off

By default, chat is turned on, but you can turn it off in Mail settings.

Audience: Faculty, Staff and Students

This KB Article References: Google Hangouts, Google Mail
This Information is Intended for: Faculty, Staff, Students
Last Updated: April 04, 2017

By default, chat is enabled, but you can change that in Google Mail settings:

  1. From your Google inbox, click on image of settings gear icon near the top-right corner 
  2. Select Settings
  3. Along the top in blue, click Chat
  4. Select Chat on or Chat off
  5. At the botom, click Save Changes
    Google Mail chat settings with the Chat on radio button selected; Chat off is the other option. Save Changes button is below

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