Use a whiteboard in a video meeting

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In Google Meet, you can start or open a jam with Google Jamboard during a video meeting. Jamboard is a virtual whiteboard where you can brainstorm ideas with others.

Start or open a jam during a video meeting

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Important: To start or open a jam, you must join the video meeting from a computer.

 

  1. Open Meet.
  2. From a video meeting, at the bottom, click Activities ""and thenWhiteboarding
  3. Choose an option:
    • To create a new jam, click Start a new whiteboard.
    • To open an existing jam from Drive, shared drives, or from your computer, click Choose from Drive

The jam opens in a new tab. Everyone in the meeting gets a link to the jam in the Meet chat. Jams are saved in My Drive.

Give edit access to a jam

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As the Jamboard host, you need to give edit access to these participants (everyone else gets edit access automatically):

  • Anyone who joins the meeting after the jam is shared
  • People outside your organization
  • Google Workspace for Education users
  1. In a jam, click Share.
  2. Enter the email address of the person you want to share with.
  3. Next to the email address, select Editor access.
  4. Click Send.
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