Turn live streaming on or off for Meet

This feature is available with the G Suite Enterprise and G Suite Enterprise for Education editions. Compare editions

As a G Suite administrator, you can turn on live streaming to allow up to 100,000 people to watch a Hangouts Meet video meeting. When live streaming is added to an event, users get a stream URL that they can send to view-only participants.

For example, you might have a new product launch. Your users could send the stream URL to potential customers. Or, you might want to stream a presentation for the parents at your school.

Turn live streaming on or off

  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 Meet settings.
  4. On the left, select the organizational unit or group you want to manage. For all users, select the top-level organizational unit.
  5. Click Stream and check or uncheck the Let people stream their meetings box.
  6. Apply the settings:
    • If the setting is for the top-level organizational unit, click Save.
    • If the setting is for a child organizational unit and is different than the parent, click Override.
    • If the setting is for a group, click Save. If you have multiple groups, choose which group has priority in determining a user's setting. Learn more.

Changes typically take effect in minutes, but can take up to 24 hours. For details, see How changes propagate to Google services

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