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Change your computer's video & audio settings

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

Change your speakers and microphone for Google Meet

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  1. On your computer, open meet.google.com.
  2. Join a video meeting.
  3. Before you join or during the meeting, click More "" and then Settings "".
  4. On the left, click Audio and then the setting you want to change:
    • Microphone
    • Speakers
  5. Optional: To test your speakers, click Test.
  6. At the top right, click Close .
 

Change your computer’s camera or video quality

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On a computer, you can change the camera used for a meeting. You might also want to decrease the quality of your video if you experience:

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

To change the camera or the video resolution when using Meet on your computer:

  1. In a web browser, open Meet.
  2. Click Settings ""and thenVideo.
  3. Select the setting you want to change: 
    • Camera—Your device
      (If your camera is working, to the right of Video, your video feed appears)
    • Send resolution—The image quality from your device that others see
    • Receive resolution—The image quality that you see from other participants
      Note: You can only change Send resolution and Receive resolution settings when you're in a video meeting.
  4. Click Done.

Send resolution (maximum)

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

Receive resolution (maximum)

  • High definition (720p)—Uses more data, but you see a higher quality picture
    (available on computers with a quad-core CPU or higher)
  • Standard definition (360p)—Uses less data, but you see a lower quality picture.
  • Standard definition (360p), one video at a time—To save more data, the other participants' thumbnails turn off.
  • Audio only—To use the least amount of data, you see no video.

Note: To change the camera or audio on your mobile device, see Change your mobile camera or audio device for Meet.


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