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Google Meet in Gmail quick start

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Start and join video meetings from Gmail on the web.


Download Google Meet in Gmail quick start (PDF)

 

 

1. Start a video meeting from Gmail

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  1. Open Gmail and in the sidebar, under Meet, click New meeting.
    Note: If you don't see Meet in Gmail, check your Gmail settings.
  2. In the Share your new meeting window, click Join now.
  3. If you want to join using your computer’s camera for video and microphone for audio, click Join now.
  4. If you want to dial in by phone, click Join and use a phone for audio and follow the on-screen prompts.

    You can use this feature only if your organization supports it. For help, contact your administrator. 

    If you join by phone, you can still use your computer for video. For details, see Use a phone for audio in a video meeting.

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2. Invite participants

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  1. Open Gmail and in the sidebar, under Meet, click New meeting.
  2. In the Share your new meeting window, choose an option:
    • To share the meeting link with someone, click Copy ""and thenpaste an email or chat message.
    • To send someone the meeting invite, click Send inviteand thenCopy meeting invite and send the joining details in an email or chat message.
    • To invite someone by sending them an email:
      1. Click Send inviteand thenShare via email.
      2. Enter names or email addresses.
      3. Click Send.
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 3. Join a video meeting from Gmail

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  1. Open Gmail and in the sidebar, under Meet, click My meetings.
  2. Choose an option:
    • Click Join a meeting and enter a meeting code.
    • Point to a meeting on the left under My meetings .
  3. Click Join.
 

4. Customize video settings, interact with participants, or share your screen

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