Is there a way to disable sound notifications in the new Google Hangouts?

Deepak Deepak June 9, 2013
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Google has not provided any option to turn off sound in the Hangouts… is it possible to do so?

  1. Sk Nepal0
    June 9, 2013 at 7:19 am

    You can just disable access to the sound file so that it does not load at all.

    http://www.thelacunablog.com/turn-off-sound-notifications-hangouts.html

    • Deepak Deepak
      June 9, 2013 at 7:29 am

      Great idea! I just tested it, and seems to work on the web interface. Since I don't chat via the hangouts plugin, its good enough for me.

      Thank you.

  2. susendeep dutta
    June 9, 2013 at 6:58 am

    You cannot turn off sound notifications in Hangouts.But,you can snooze it off.

    Another way could be going to sound mixer options in notification bar(Windows 7 and above) and muting sound from Firefox.Although,this would mute any other sound from other tabs too.

    • Deepak Deepak
      June 9, 2013 at 7:32 am

      I had already read that article, and it was not what I wanted to do.

      I was looking for something like Sk's answer. Disabling access to the sound file seems to work for now. Thank you for your help.

  3. Ashish
    June 9, 2013 at 3:40 am

    Google hasn't added the option yet. But you can disable the sound notification by disabling access to the sound file.

    See here to learn how to do it : http://www.thelacunablog.com/turn-off-sound-notifications-hangouts.html

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