Allow users to display their names in meeting rooms

Companion mode allows meeting participants to join Google Meet video calls on a second screen. Room check-in allows participants who join a Meet hardware room in Companion mode to also display their name for better collaboration. 

Room check-in is available on all Meet Hardware devices by default, but administrators can disable check-in for specific rooms.

All users can check in to eligible Meet hardware rooms when joining a meeting in Companion mode. Administrators can enable or disable check-in for users in the Meet safety settings. See Turn room check-in on or off for your users.

Allow room check in on Meet hardware devices

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. Go to Menu and then Devicesand thenGoogle Meet hardwareand thenSettings.
  3. Filter the devices by organizational unit.
    • This setting cannot be changed for individual devices.
  4. Under Device Settings, select Room check-in.
  5. Check or uncheck Users can check in to this device's meeting room.
  6. Click Save. Or, you might click Override for an organizational unit.

    To later restore the inherited value, click Inherit.

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