Turn off classic Hangouts video calls

If you have Drive Enterprise edition, upgrade to G Suite Enterprise to get this service.

As a G Suite administrator, you can choose Hangouts Meet for all video meetings and turn off classic Hangouts video calls for all of your users. Any remaining classic Hangouts links are removed from Google Calendar events, but users can still join external classic Hangouts video calls.

Only use Meet for all video meetings

This setting applies to your entire organization (all users) and cannot be applied to specific organizational units.

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

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

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenG Suiteand thenGoogle Hangouts.
  3. Click Global settings.
  4. Next to Hangouts Meet, check the All meetings use Meet box.
  5. Click Save.

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Turn on classic Hangouts video calls

Meet is the new recommended video calling solution. Although we do not recommend it, you can turn on classic Hangouts.

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

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

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenG Suiteand thenGoogle Hangouts.
  3. Click Global settings.
  4. Next to Hangouts Meet, uncheck the All meetings use Meet box.
  5. Click Save.
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