How to Add and Remove Google Hangout Messages on Mac

One of the best things about using Mac and iPhone is that you can use Messages app on Mac and send iMessage and regular messages without picking up your iPhone. A step further, Mac reveals a secret: you can integrate Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac. Now this will surely create some ripples in the still waters. I always love this cross-platform usage. So let’s check out you can add Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac.

Before you add Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac, note that you can send messages on with your Google Hangouts ID you created on Google account. This means, receiver on other end will not receive message from your Apple ID you have integrated in Mac.

How to Add and Remove Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac

How to Add Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac
How to Remove Google Hangouts from iMessage App on Mac

How to Add Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac

Step #1. Launch Messages app on your Mac and click on Messages from menu.

Tap on iMessage App from Dock

Step #2. Click on Add Account Option

Click on Add Account Options

Step #3. Now, Select Google as a Message Account Provider. You need to click on a radio button before Google.

Select Google as a Message Account Provider

Step #4. Here, enter your Google account email address.

Enter Email ID and Click On Next

Step #5. Next you need to enter Gmail password of your account.

Enter Password and Click on Next

Step #6. Here you need to select apps you want to use. Tap on Message to access Google Hangouts and hit Done button.

Select Messages from the Option and Click on Done

That’s it.

How to Remove Google Hangouts from iMessage App on Mac

If you are not comfortable using Google Hangouts from Messages on Mac, you can remove Hangouts.

Step #1. Click on Messages Menu.

Step #2. Select Preferences.

Click on Menu and then Click on Preferences

Step #3. Here you will get two options: General and About; you need to click on About option.

Tap on About

Step #4. Now select your Google account from the left side of panel.

Select Google Account

Step #5. Here you just need to uncheck ‘Enable this account’ option.

Remove tick mark from enable this Accounts option.

That’s all

Your Google Hangouts will be removed from Messages on Mac.

If you re-add Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac, simply check ‘Enable this account’ option again.

As mentioned above, this cross-platform usage is appreciated by both – Mac, Windows, and Android users globally. Such usages come hand when you are migrating from one operating system to another. If you are moving from iPhone to Android, you can set up iCloud email account on Android. Similarly, users also love to use iMessage on their Windows computer or laptop.

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