You can start a video meeting from Google Chat.
Important: If your organization allows external users to join rooms or group conversations, anyone in the room or group can join a video meeting without permission.
Tip: To make sure you don't join a meeting with an expired code and to better plan for the future meetings you create, check when meeting codes expire. Learn about Google Meet meeting codes.
Start a video meeting from Chat or Gmail
- Sign in to Google Chator your Gmail account.
- Open a chat message.
- In the reply area, click Add video meeting Send .
- To join a video meeting, click Join video meeting Join now.
Tip: To learn more about Meet video meetings, go to the Meet Help Center.
Call someone directly from Chat or Gmail
Important: You can call someone directly from Chat or Gmail in Chrome. If you make a call to a non-Chrome user, they can receive and join the call but they won't hear a ring.
You can start a voice or video meeting from Chat or Gmail. When the other person receives the call, they’ll hear a ring.
- Sign in to Google Chat or your Gmail account.
- Open a 1:1 chat message.
- At the top, click Start video call . The call opens in a small window.
- To end the call, click End call .
Tip: If you want to adjust the call window:
- To move the call to a new tab, click Move to a tab .
- To move, click and hold the window.