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Hangouts notifications not working: How to fix

Google Hangouts is one of the world-famous messengers that has dozens of convenient features available for all its users for free. The app has a range of basic tools along with advanced communication utilities that are completely unique. Notifications is one of the standard features that are easy to set up. However, Hangouts notifications not working problem is still common for lots of users globally. Is it possible to fix those issues? Sure! We believe that even beginner users can easily cope with such errors. Below you will find a troubleshooting guide that is likely to help you with solving the app’s problems on iPhone, Android, and Chrome desktop app.

Hangouts: fixing the basic notifications issues on desktop

In case you suddenly stopped receiving notifications on your PC or laptop, make sure you’ve turned on the feature in your settings. This way, you will be able to turn on push and sound notifications on your computer.

  • go to your Chrome Settings

  • scroll down the page and choose “Advanced” (located at the bottom of the page)

  • choose “Content Settings”

  • hit “Notifications”

  • Find the list of “Allowed” options and click “Add”.

  • you will see a special field, where you will need to copy and paste these URLs:

Hangouts Meet: https://meet.google.com:443
Classic Hangouts: https://hangouts.google.com:443
Hangouts Chat: https://chat.google.com:443
Note: Don’t paste all the URLs at once. Add them one by one.

This is the easiest way to fix Hangouts notifications issues on your desktop app.

Hangouts: fixing the basic notifications issues on iPhone

There is nothing easier than solving any notification problems on iOS devices. The first thing you will need to check in case your phone is not ringing when getting notifications is whether it is muted.

The second thing to check is your iPhone’s settings.

  1. Go to the Main menu – Settings – Hangouts.

  2. Scroll down and tap “Notifications”.

  3. Make sure all the toggles are turned on (swipe to the right to switch on the inactive ones).

Since the iPhone is a simple and convenient device, there is nothing to worry about. In case you’ve done the instructions above, your alert features must be working now. If they are not, check the Settings of your app:

  1. Open Hangouts and hit Settings – “Notifications”.
  2. Make sure all the toggles are turned on.

Now you’ve checked all the features. In case your notifications are still not working, try to reload your device. Just switch it off and then turn on once again. It usually helps.

Hangouts: fixing the basic notifications issues on Android

Fixing most issues on Android is as easy as on iPhone.

  1. Go to Settings – Apps – Hangouts

  2. Make sure you’ve allowed receiving notifications.

In case your notifications are still not ringing or you can’t hear the notifications in your chat, double-check your device for being muted.

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