How can I delete my Hangouts account?

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asked Dec 21, 2015 in Hangouts General by anonymous

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answered Dec 21, 2015 by ameilius (10,640 points)
selected Sep 21, 2016 by ameilius
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To completely remove your Google Hangouts account, you would need to delete your Google Account.  You can read more about deleting your Google Account here:

You can also simply sign out of Hangouts and just not use it if deleting your account is out of the question.  Most people go this route, because they do not want to lose their GMail and other features tied to the account.

If you are wanting to remove your account due to some kind of abuse or harassment, you can always block individuals as well:
commented Sep 20, 2016 by anonymous
Why can I have a gmail account without Hangouts but I can't delete Hangouts and go back to only having a email account???? This makes no sense.
commented Sep 21, 2016 by ameilius (10,640 points)
You can simply sign out of all instances of Hangouts and act as if its deleted
commented Jan 7 by Sarai
I want to delete it but i dont find a way to delete it HELP!!!! Please
commented Jan 10 by ameilius (10,640 points)
You cannot delete Hangouts - you can simply stop using, or get a new Google Account
commented Feb 7 by anonymous
I'm not sure how to block someone
commented Feb 12 by ameilius (10,640 points)

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