Change screen layouts in a meeting

Hangouts Meet automatically switches layouts to display the most active content and participants. You can switch to a different layout for your screen if needed.

Layout options

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  • Auto—Allow Meet to choose the layout for you.
  • Tiled—Shows up to four video feeds in equal size when there is no presentation. Presentations fill the window along with up to three speakers.
  • Spotlight—The presentation, active speaker, or pinned feed fills the window. 
  • Sidebar—The active speaker or presentation is displayed with additional participants on the side.

Change the layout

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  1. Join a Meet video call.
  2. In the lower-right corner of the Meet screen, click More More and then Change layout.
  3. In the Change layout box, select the layout you want to use on your computer.

Tip: Click a participant's image to pin them to the screen. 

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