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4. Manage device settings in Meet

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

In this section, you learn how to:

4.1 Change your camera, speakers, and microphone
4.2 Adjust your video quality
4.3 Adjust your mobile camera

4.1 Change your camera, speakers, and microphone

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On the web

  1. Open Meet
  2. Click More Moreand thenSettings Settingsand thenDevices.
  3. Choose a setting you want to change:
    • Camera
    • Microphone
    • Speakers
  4. Click Done.
From the web, set up video and audio

4.2 Adjust your video quality

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If you’re experiencing a poor network connection, video or audio delays, or for any other issue affecting your video quality, you might need to adjust your video resolution.

On the web

  1. Open Meet and join or start a meeting.
  2. Click More Moreand thenSettings Settings.
  3. Click Quality and choose a setting you want to change:
    • To change the image quality from your device that others see, click Send resolution (maximum).
    • To change the image quality that you see from other participants, click Receive resolution (maximum).

    Choose from these options:

    • High definition (720p) uses more data, but results in sending or receiving a better quality picture.
    • Standard definition (360p) uses less data, but results in sending or receiving a lower quality picture.
    • Choose Audio only to use the least amount of data.
  4. Click Done.
From the web, adjust video quality

4.3 Adjust your mobile camera

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If you’re using the Hangouts Meet app, you might want to reverse the (default) selfie mode on your phone’s camera.

On mobile devices

  1. Open the Hangouts Meet app and join a video meeting.
  2. Tap More Moreand thenSwitch camera.
Switch camera
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