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Any one found a way to kill Google Hangouts?

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I used google voice for a long time...liked it a lot, but it is on it is replace with Hangouts now.

I cannot for life of me figure out out to get it to stop screening my calls. I pick up my phone...look at the caller ID...and swipe accept. Why would any one want an option at this point to send the call to voice mail? A Voice mail that you cannot listen to on your phone mind you...well unless you go through all the Hangouts hurdles and go to the webpage.

I think I'd rather just kill this thing off, but it is looking like my only option might be to get Sprint to change my number. Am I missing something?
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Go to the Application manager, find Hangouts and click Disable

If that doesn't work, you will need to gain Root access to do so
     
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Originally Posted by PedroC1999 View Post

Go to the Application manager, find Hangouts and click Disable

If that doesn't work, you will need to gain Root access to do so

It was doing this even before I installed Hangouts on my phone. So it must be the Google+ account that is doing this. I'd delete the number off of it if I could, but they only let you edit it....not delete it.

Though I did install the Hangouts app on my phone in hopes there was an option to stop this madness, but there isn't that I can see.

Though I can uninstall Hangouts if I want...tried that already to see if that would set things back to default. Didn't work though. I've since installed Hangouts again just in case I need it on the phone to resolve this mess.
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Heh...never mind. I just figured it out. The setting was in Google Voice yet. It still exists I guess. Though when I installed and setup Hangouts on my PC it did go and change my settings to turn this on. I had never enabled it before, so I had no clue what it did. When it started doing it now right after I installed Hangouts I figure it was related to that.

Hmm...though my existing voice mails are not downloading to my phone again...though that might need some more time before that happens. I really hate having to call my voice mail to manage it.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 4/25/14 at 9:58am
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