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Schedule & share a Google Calendar meeting in Chat

You can start an instant video meeting, or schedule and share a Google Calendar meeting from:

  • One-on-one chats
  • Group chats
  • Spaces

When you schedule a meeting, an event card appears in the chat with the meeting title, date, and time.

Tip: If you remove someone from an event invitation, but they’re still in the chat, they can view the event card.

Start an instant video meeting in Chat & Gmail

  1. Open the Chat app "" or Gmail app "".
  2. Tap Chat "" or Spaces Rooms.
  3. Open a chat message and in the reply area, tap Add video meeting ""and then Send "".
  4. To join a meeting, tap Join video meeting and then Join now.

Schedule and share a Calendar meeting in Chat & Gmail

Important: 

  • If you’re using your mobile device, you must have the Google Calendar app to schedule and share a Calendar meeting in Chat. If you don’t have the Google Calendar app installed, the App Store will open so you can download it.
  • You can only share and schedule a meeting in Chat with the Google Calendar app. Other calendar apps don’t work with Google Chat. If you prefer to schedule events in another app on iOS, you shouldn’t use this feature.
  1. Open the Chat app "" or Gmail app "".
  2. Tap Chat "" or Spaces Rooms.
  3. Open a chat message and in the reply area, tap Google Calendar Calendar.
  4. A scheduled meeting in the nearest time slot will appear. You can change event details to a different date or time, or add a room and then tap Save & share.
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