Find relevant information from old chats by searching your Hangouts history

To access your chat history

Hangouts chat history is turned on by default, but you can turn on or off at any time.

  1. In Gmail, click Hangouts gray icon.
  2. Click a person’s name to view any chat history you have with that person.

To turn off your chat history

  1. Click and deselect Hangout history.

To archive an open chat

  1. Click and select Archive.
  2. To access archived chats, click Hangouts arrow beside your name and select Archived Hangouts.


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