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Search Through All Your Google Hangout Chats

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It’s easy to find an old email using the Gmail search bar. But what do you do if you need to find something that was in an old Hangout chat? Where are those even stored?

Gmail actually adds a label to every Hangout chat so they can be found in one location. This label not only makes them easy to browse through, it also makes it so you can conduct a search from the Gmail search bar that will only pull up results from within Hangout Chats.

To search all of your past Hangouts for a specific term just enter the following into the Gmail search bar: label:chats (your search term here)

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