Manage power-saving settings

Your monitors can turn off automatically after 10 minutes of inactivity. They’ll automatically turn on 10 minutes before the next scheduled calendar event. You can also set up your monitors so that they turn on between certain times.

These settings work for both HDMI-CEC connected displays and the built-in Desk27 display.

HDMI-CEC prerequisites

For HDMI-CEC connected displays:

  • You might need to turn on HDMI-CEC, change other advanced settings, or update the firmware on your monitor. Consult your manufacturer’s documentation.
  • Connect an HDMI cable to your display and Google Meet hardware through the HDMI ports.

Test your displays

You can test whether your monitors support power-saving features.

  1. On your Google Meet hardware touchscreen, tap Settings and then Display.
  2. Under Test energy saving, tap Test.

Google Meet hardware will try to turn your display off and on again. The test might take around 30 seconds to complete.

Change power-saving settings

You can change power-saving options in the Settings and policies page:

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. Go to Menu and then Devicesand thenGoogle Meet hardwareand thenSettings.
  3. (Optional) On the left, select an organizational unit.
  4. In the Meet settings panel, click the Down arrow
  5. In the Display power saving section, click Edit .
  6. Click Power saving on or Power saving off.
  7. (Optional) To schedule when your displays stay turned on, check the Keep displays active during these times boxand thenchoose the days and times you want.
    For example, to keep the displays on during working hours to display a custom screen saver:
    1. Select Monday through Friday.
    2. Enter your organization’s working hours, such as 8 am to 5 pm.
    3. Click Copy time to all.
  8. Click Save.

Waking a device

When in power-saving mode, displays are turned on in the following scenarios:

  • 10 minutes before a scheduled meeting
  • When you tap the screen
  • Remotely connecting a device to a meeting
  • When connecting a device to the touchscreen with an HDMI cable (Mimo only)

Learn to Remotely manage Meet hardware devices.

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