What's new in Google Meet

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Learn about the new features and enhancements available in Google Meet.

Advanced features free through Sept. 30, 2020

Through September 30, 2020, G Suite customers have free access to advanced Google Meet video conference features, such as larger meetings (up to 250 participants), live streaming, and recording. After September 30, Google Meet feature availability will be determined by the customer's G Suite license agreement. Recorded meetings, however, will stay in the respective owner’s Drive.

Learn more about Meet security

Meet's security controls are turned on by default, so in most cases you don't need to take extra steps to ensure the right protections are in place. Learn more about Google Meet security & privacy for administrators and how Google Meet keeps your video conferences protected.

April 2020

Tiled layout for larger calls

See and be seen in larger video meetings with a grid layout

How to use it: Team meetings, celebrations, virtual classrooms, or any other large meetings that require you to see and connect with multiple participants at once.

Learn more at See up to 16 Google Meet participants at once with tiled layout.


Meet in Gmail for web

Create and join meetings from Gmail on the web

How to use it: Save time and keep your place without switching between meetings and your inbox—join and start meetings directly from Gmail (web only).

Learn more at Start or join a Google Meet video meeting directly from Gmail.

Present high-quality video and audio in Meet

Share full-motion videos to enhance presentations

How to use it: Present high-quality, full-motion videos (up to 30 fps) during a meeting.

Learn more at .

Low-light mode on mobile devices

Automatically adjust video in low-light conditions (mobile only)

How to use it: When you’re calling in from your mobile device, low-light mode updates video quality so you can engage confidently from wherever you are.

Learn more at Video conference anywhere with low-light mode for Google Meet on mobile.


March 2020

New controls for education accounts

December 4, 2019

Support for Internet Explorer 11

October 25, 2019

Increased participant limits

  • If you have a G Suite Enterprise edition, you can now host meetings with up to 250 participants.
  • There are increased participant limits for all other G Suite editions. New maximum participant limits: G Suite Enterprise (250), G Suite Business (150), and G Suite Basic (100).

October 22, 2019

International dial-in numbers available in more editions

  • International Google Meet dial-in phone numbers for G Suite Enterprise customers is now extended to new meetings organized by G Suite Business, G Suite Enterprise for Education, and G Suite Basic customers.
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