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To turn off Meet meetings, turn off Google Meet. Turning off Meet prevents people in your organization from creating Meet meetings and using Meet in Gmail. However, they can still join Meet meetings created by others.
Turn off Google Meet
To prevent users from creating Meet meetings and still allow them to join meetings created by others:
In the Admin console, go to Menu AppsGoogle WorkspaceGoogle Meet.
Next to Service status, click the Down arrow.
- To apply the setting to everyone, leave the top organizational unit selected. Otherwise, select a child organizational unit or a configuration group.
- Select Off for everyone.
- Click Save. If you configured an organizational unit or group, you might be able to Inherit or Override a parent organizational unit, or Unset a group.
Note: Changes can take up to 24 hours but typically happen more quickly. Learn more
Users can't create meetings when the service is off, but they can still join meetings created by others.
Change settings if Meet meetings are off
If you turned off meetings for your organization, depending on how you use Meet, you might need to change additional settings.
Remove the Meet add-in for Outlook
If you installed the Google Meet add-in for Microsoft Outlook, you will need to disable or remove the add-in. For details on turning off the add-in for Outlook, refer to your Microsoft documentation.
Turn off conferencing on Jamboards
If you use Jamboard for meetings, turn off video conferencing.
Change room resource details
If you added conferencing details to a room resource, update that resource to accurately reflect what’s available to users.
In the Admin console, go to Menu DirectoryBuildings and resources.
- Click Manage resources.
- Click a room resource.
- Click Details or Features to edit the information.
- Click Save.
Delete Data Studio reports
If you created any Google Data Studio reports for conferencing data, you should delete them. For details, go to Delete a report.
Remove allowlisted Meet servers
If you allowlisted media servers for Meet, you can optionally remove them. For details, go to Prepare your network.
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