Does hiding a contact remove the person from Hangouts? I don't want these contacts to get my IP address. They seem like shady characters that I met on a fraudulent dating site.


No, it doesn't. Hidden contacts are just hidden, not removed. To remove contacts do this:

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  • Okay, but what if there isn't a contact in my google contacts that keeps popping up on my hangouts list? – Thomas Tuck Apr 14 at 19:46

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