Change your Hangouts Meet device settings

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Adjust your camera, microphone, and more to get the settings you need.
 

Change your camera, speakers, and microphone for Meet

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On the web

  1. In a web browser, open https://meet.google.com/.
  2. Click Settings Settings and select General.
    After the meeting starts, click More and then Settings and then General
  3. Choose a setting you want to change:
    • Camera—Under Video, select your camera device. If your camera is working, to the right of Video, you’ll see your video feed.
    • Microphone—Under Microphone, select your microphone device.
    • Speakers—Under Speakers, select your speakers. To test your speakers, click Test.
  4. Click Done.
From the web, set up video and audio
 

Adjust your Hangouts Meet video quality

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On a computer, you may want to decrease the quality of your video call if you experience any of the following:

  • Video or audio delays
  • Poor network connection
  • Low battery
  • Limited data available
  • Other quality issues

To change your video resolution when using Meet on your computer:

  1. In a web browser, open https://meet.google.com/.
  2. Click Settings Settings and select Network.
  3. Choose a setting you want to change: 
    • Send resolution—The image quality from your device that others see.
    • Receive resolution—The image quality that you see from other participants.
  4. Click Done.

Send resolution (maximum)

  • High Definition (720p)—(Available on computers with a quad-core CPU or higher) Uses more data, but your camera will send a better quality picture. 
  • Standard definition (360p)—Uses less data, but your camera will send a lower quality picture.

Receive resolution (maximum)

  • High Definition (720p)—(Available on computers with a quad-core CPU or higher) Uses more data, but you see a higher quality picture.
  • Standard definition (360p)—Uses less data, but you see a lower quality picture.
  • Standard definition (360p) - single feed—To save more data, the other participants' thumbnails turn off.
  • Audio Only—To use the least amount of data, you won't see any video.
From the web, adjust video quality

 

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