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    Default Hangouts - Unread SMS count?

    I searched prior threads and couldn't find anyone asking this.

    Is there any way to show the unread sms count on top of the hangouts icon? I'd like to know if I have unread messages.

    Loving my Nexus 5!
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    Default Re: Hangouts - Unread SMS count?

    Only way I am aware of would be to use a different messenger program that features this. An easy way to tell if you have unread messages is to look for the messages icon in the status bar, granted this wont give you a count - but it will let you know if you have a new message.
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    Default Re: Hangouts - Unread SMS count?

    Would love for Google to update the app to include a badge with unread count.
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    Default Re: Hangouts - Unread SMS count?

    It might be possible with a third party launcher that supports it. Nova has an add on for unread counts for some apps but don't know if hangouts is supported.

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    Default Re: Hangouts - Unread SMS count?

    Are you using hangouts as your default messaging app? If so, try using is Zooper widget for unread SMS counts, there is a counter in the preloaded widgets that comes with Zooper with out download ing any other skins or widgets.

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    Default Re: Hangouts - Unread SMS count?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Zagotti View Post
    Are you using hangouts as your default messaging app? If so, try using is Zooper widget for unread SMS counts, there is a counter in the preloaded widgets that comes with Zooper with out download ing any other skins or widgets.

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    Where do you see that option?

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    Default Re: Hangouts - Unread SMS count?

    Let me correct myself, there isn't a counts skin inside the built in Zooper skins. There is a free skin called "Counts", see attached picture. "Switch" Zooper skin is another option. Sorry for the error.

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    Default Re: Hangouts - Unread SMS count?

    Apex Launcher's Notification app supports unread count on the Hangouts icon.
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    Default Re: Hangouts - Unread SMS count?

    i use nova and missed it for unread counts works for me
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    Default Re: Hangouts - Unread SMS count?

    Do you have to do anything to get it to work or does it just show the counter automatically?

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