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Ask participants questions in Google Meet

Important: Q&A in Google Meet is available for users with these Google Workspace editions:

  • Essentials 
  • Business Standard
  • Business Plus 
  • Enterprise Essentials
  • Enterprise Standard
  • Enterprise Plus
  • Education Plus
  • Teaching and Learning Upgrade
  • G Suite Business
  • Nonprofits

Ask participants questions in a video call

For meeting moderators:

Anyone in a meeting can ask questions. The questions show until they are deleted or hidden from a computer. 

Tip: Questions can only be hidden from a desktop or laptop device.

After a meeting, the moderator gets a detailed report of all the questions.

Anyone who schedules or starts a meeting will be the meeting host. If you transfer or schedule a meeting on someone else's calendar, the other person could become the meeting host. By default, there is only one meeting host per meeting but you can add up to 25 co-hosts once inside the meeting.

Turn on Q&A

Q&A turns on automatically for all users except Google Workspace for Education users.

  • Education users: Moderators can turn on Q&A during the meeting.

To turn on Q&A 

  1. In a meeting, tap the screen and then Menu More
  2. Tap Activities and then Q&A. 
  3. Tap Turn on Q&A. 

Ask a question

When you ask a question, everyone in the meeting gets a notification.

  1.  In a meeting, tap the screen and then Menu More
  2. Tap Activities and then Q&A. 
  3. Tap Ask a question.
  4. Enter the question.
  5. Tap Post.

Tip: Participants can answer the question verbally in the meeting or add their reply in the meeting chat. 

View and manage questions

In the moderator’s view, the moderator can filter, delete, and upvote a question.

  1. In a meeting, tap the screen and then Menu More
  2. Tap Activities   and then Q&A. 
    • To upvote a question, on the question, tap Upvote "".
    • To sort questions by order or most upvotes, next to "Newest first," tap Down arrow "" and select an option.
    • To delete a question, on the question, tap Delete "".

Tip: Moderators can delete anyone’s question. Participants can only delete their own question. The moderator can see all deleted questions and who asked them in the Questions report emailed to them after the meeting. 

View a questions report

After the meeting, a question report is emailed to the moderator. The email includes a list of questions that were asked, hidden, or deleted along with the names of the people who posted the questions. 

  1. Open the email with the questions report.
  2. Tap the report attachment. 

For meeting participants:

Meeting participants can ask questions in the meeting. Everyone in the meeting can view your questions until you delete them. The meeting moderator can hide your questions and see all your deleted questions.

Ask a question

  1. In a meeting, tap the screen and then Menu More.
  2. Tap Activities and then Q&A.
  3. Tap Ask a question.
  4. Enter your question.
  5. Tap Post.

Find, upvote, or delete a question

  1.   In a meeting, tap the screen and then Menu More.
  2. Tap Activities  and then Q&A.
    • To sort questions by order or most upvotes, next to "Newest first," tap Down arrow "" and select an option.
    • To view everyone’s questions, tap All questions.
    • To view only your questions, tap My questions.
    • To upvote a question, on the question, tap Upvote "".
    • To delete a question, on the question, tap Delete"" and then Remove.

Tip: As a participant, you can only delete your own questions. The meeting moderator can see all deleted questions and who posted them in the meeting report.

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