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Take notes with Gemini in Google Meet (Workspace Labs)

This feature is rolling out gradually and may not be available to you yet.

This article refers to Google Workspace Labs, which is a trusted tester program for users to try new AI features. To check if you have access to Workspace Labs features, start a new meeting in Google Meet and look for the Take notes for me button in the top right of the meeting window. Learn where you can use Workspace Labs features.

In Google Meet, you can use artificial intelligence to run efficient and productive meetings. With this feature, you are able to:

  • Automatically capture meeting notes and share them using Google Docs
  • Identify and create action items for meeting attendees
  • If you join late, catch up during the meeting with “summary so far”
  • Receive a summary of the notes and action items after the call

Before you use take notes for me

If you turn on Host Management in Meet, only meeting hosts can turn take notes for me on or off. Learn more about host controls.

  • For this feature to work, meetings must be conducted in spoken English.
  • This feature is available on a computer or a laptop.

How to use take notes for me

  1. On a computer, open meet.google.com.
  2. Select a meeting.
  3. At the top right of your screen, click Take notes for me .

Meet: Take notes with Gemini in Google Meet

After you turn on this feature, let everyone know you use Gemini in Meet to take notes. Google Meet informs all meeting participants that notes are being taken and a blue pencil icon appears on all participants' screens.
  1. Select any of these actions:
    • Click the option to create a new doc for meeting notes
      • Select either an existing doc or a new doc.
        • Tip: If a new doc is created by, it's subject to a Domain's Google Drive retention policies. Take notes for me doesn't follow Google Meet retention policies.
          • The doc you choose will be the meeting notes for the entire meeting.
            • Tip: If your meeting is recurring, you need to re-select the doc for meeting notes.
    • Edit or delete generated action items from within the "take notes for me" popup by clicking on them
    • Manually refresh “Summary so far”
    • Stop and restart taking notes: All meeting participants can stop taking notes at any time. You can ensure that any confidential or sensitive discussions are not part of the meeting summary.

After you end the meeting

  • The meeting organizer and whoever turned on the feature will receive an email with the generated meeting notes.
  • The meeting recap will not be available immediately. You will see a temporary notice in the meeting notes that says “Meet is taking notes and will produce a summary with action items and other meeting details.”

Give feedback on this feature

Gemini for Google Workspace is constantly learning and may not be able to support your request.

If you get an inaccurate or unsafe suggestion, you can submit feedback to us. Because feedback may be human readable, please do not submit data that contains personal, confidential, or sensitive information.

To submit feedback:

  1. During the meeting, click More options .
  2. Click Report a problem Feedback.
  3. Choose either Report an issue or Suggest an idea.
  4. Describe your issue or suggestion.
  5. Select Capture screenshot to help identify the issue.
  6. Click Send.

Tip: To report a legal issue, create a request.

Troubleshooting issues with Workspace Labs features

Sometimes, you may not be able to select the Take notes for me button. When this happens, try again later.

Sometimes, the meeting summary can be incomplete, inaccurate, or not generated. It can be due to the following reasons:

  • Meeting isn’t conducted in spoken English.
  • Meeting participants use abusive or inappropriate language.
  • Internet connectivity issues during the meeting.

If you're having issues generating a meeting summary in Google Docs, try reloading your browser.

Turn off Workspace Labs

To turn off any of the features on Google Workspace Labs, you must exit Workspace Labs. If you exit, you will permanently lose access to all Workspace Labs features, and you won’t be able to rejoin Workspace Labs. Learn more about how to exit Workspace Labs.

Learn about Workspace Labs feature suggestions

  • Workspace Labs feature suggestions don’t represent Google’s views, and should not be attributed to Google.
  • Don’t rely on Workspace Labs features as medical, legal, financial or other professional advice.
  • Workspace Labs features may suggest inaccurate or inappropriate information. Your feedback makes Workspace Labs more helpful and safe.
  • Don’t include personal, confidential, or sensitive information in your prompts.
  • Google uses Workspace Labs data and metrics to provide, improve, and develop products, services, and machine learning technologies across Google.
  • Your Workspace Labs Data may also be read, rated, annotated, and reviewed by human reviewers. Importantly, where Google uses Google-selected input (as described in the Privacy Notice) to generate output, Google will aggregate and/or pseudonymize that content and resulting output before it is viewed by human reviewers, unless it is specifically provided as part of your feedback to Google.

You can review the Google Workspace Labs Privacy Notice and Terms for Personal Accounts.

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