Google Hangouts has been replaced by Google Chat. Learn about the switch from Google Hangouts to Google Chat.

Schedule and share a Google Calendar meeting in Chat

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

  • One-to-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 from Chat

  1. Sign in to Google Chat or your Gmail account.
  2. Open a chat message.
  3. In the reply area, click Add video meeting  and then Send "".
  4. To join a video meeting, click Join video meeting and then Join now.

Start an instant video meeting from Chat in Gmail

  1. Sign in to your Gmail account.
  2. ​Open a chat message.
  3. In the reply area, click Add "" and then Add video meeting  and then Send "" and then Join video meeting and then Join now.

Schedule and share a Calendar meeting in Chat and Gmail

  1. Sign in to Google Chat or your Gmail account.
  2. Open a chat message.
  3. In the reply area, click Integration menu  and then Calendar invite .
  4. The soonest available time slot appears. You can schedule a different date or time, or add a room.
  5. Click Save and share and then Send.
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