Get started with Hangouts Meet

2. Join a video meeting

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With Meet, it’s easy to meet team members anywhere in the world, at any time–all from a computer or mobile device.
 

In this section, you learn how to:

2.1 Join from a calendar event
2.2 Join from Meet
2.3 Join with a meeting link URL
2.4 Join with a meeting code
2.5 Dial in from a phone
2.6 Join from a third party system

2.1 Join from a calendar event

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See your scheduled meetings in Calendar and quickly join a video meeting.

On the web

  1. In Calendar, click the event you want to join.
  2. Click Join Hangouts Meet and in the window that opens, click Join Meeting.
Join Hangouts Meet

On mobile devices

  1. In Calendar, open the event.
  2. Tap Join video call.
Join video meeting on mobile

2.2 Join from Meet

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On the web

  1. In a web browser, enter https://meet.google.com/.
  2. Select the meeting from your list of scheduled events.
  3. Click Join meeting.
Join Meet from web

On mobile devices

  1. Open the Hangouts Meet app.
  2. Swipe up from the bottom to view your scheduled meetings.
  3. Select a meeting from the list and tap Join.
Join on mobile from schedule

2.3 Join with a meeting link URL

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Sometimes there isn’t enough time to schedule a meeting and book a room. With Hangouts Meet, you can join an impromptu video meeting by clicking the meeting link URL sent to you in a text or email.

On the web

  1. Click the meeting link sent to you in a chat message or email.
  2. Follow the onscreen prompts to join the meeting.
Join from an email

On mobile devices

  1. Tap the meeting link sent to you via text or email.
  2. Follow the onscreen prompts to join.
Join on mobile from an invitation

2.4 Join with a meeting code

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You can join a meeting by entering the meeting code, which is the unique code at the end of the meeting link.

On the web

  1. In a web browser, enter https://meet.google.com.
  2. Click Use a meeting code.
  3. Enter the meeting code and click Continue.
  4. Click Join meeting.

Note: If your organization has purchased and installed Chromebox for meetings, you can also type this code into that device.

Join from the web using a code

On mobile devices

  1. Open the Hangouts Meet app.
  2. To join a meeting, tap Add Add.
  3. Enter the meeting code or nickname and tap Go.
Join on mobile using a code

2.5 Dial in from a phone

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With Meet, G Suite Enterprise customers can create meetings that include a dial-in option for audio-only access. Any guest invited to those meetings can dial into it no matter what edition they're using.

  1. Open the Calendar event or meeting invite.
  2. Tap the phone number (the PIN is automatically entered. Enter the PIN if you’re manually entering the phone number).

Note: The phone number is based on your computer’s location or the location of the event organizer. If your country is not yet supported, then the next best alternative is shown. To use an alternative number, open the meeting invitation or calendar event and select More phone numbers.

Join by phone

2.6 Join from a third party system" "

If your organization allows it, you can join a video meeting from a third-party conferencing system.

Note: To join video meetings from third-party video conferencing systems, your G Suite administrator needs to have interoperability turned on.

On the web

Join a meeting from a third-party conferencing system:

  1. Open the Calendar event or meeting invite.
  2. Follow the instructions to join from the third party conferencing system.
More joining options from the web

On mobile devices

Dial in to a meeting from a third-party conferencing system:

  1. Open the Calendar event or meeting invite.
  2. Follow the instructions to join from the third party conferencing system.
More joining options for mobile
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