Learn how to turn Google Chat notifications on or off. Make sure notifications are turned on for the device and browser you use with Google Chat. Check if notifications are turned on for your computer's operating system (OS). If you use the iOS or Android Google Chat app, check the notification settings on your mobile device. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Install the standalone app on your computer. Sign in to chat.google.com. To install the app on your computer, try one of these methods: If the app isn't already installed, a pop-up window opens to download the app. Tip: This pop-up window might appear shortly after you first use Google Chat. At the top right of Google Chrome, in the URL bar. Downloading Google Drive for Desktop; Using a separate desktop Google Drive client; Is there a Google desktop app for Drive? The best thing about Google Drive is that there is a desktop client you can install that will sync your files across all devices. This means you can get to your files at any time, wherever you are, with the latest version.
Use your OS's built-in notification system to make sure you never miss a message.
Add it to your taskbar, dock, desktop, or create as many shortcuts as you'd like!
Not a Google Chrome user? You'll no longer need to open Google Chrome to start chatting!
Google Messages for Desktop is an unofficial open-source project that was built as a wrapper around the official messages.google.com/ web client. It is built using the Nativefier command line tool. It works exactly like it does on Google Chrome, but as a standalone desktop application. This project is not affiliated with Google.