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If you use hangouts.google.com for video calls, or need help on chat, visit the classic Hangouts Help Center.

Present your screen

Present your entire screen or a specific window in a meeting to share documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and more.

Tips 

Present during a meeting

  1. Join a video meeting.
  2. Select Present in the bottom-right corner.
  3. Select Your entire screen or A window.
  4. Select Share.

Stop presenting

  • In the Meet window, click Stop Presenting.
  • In the bottom-right corner, you can also click You Are Presenting > Cancel.

Present if someone else is already presenting

  1. In the bottom-right corner, select the presenting controls.
  2. Select Your entire screen or A window.
  3. Select Present instead.

Join only to present

If you’re attending a meeting using a Chrome device for meetings, you can present from a laptop.

When you join to present, only your computer's window or application is displayed in the meeting.  No audio or other video is sent or received.

  1. Go to https://meet.google.com/.
  2. Select the scheduled meeting, or click Join Meeting and enter a meeting code.
  3. Click Present to meeting.
  4. Select a window or application.
  5. Select Share.

Tip: Chrome device for meetings is a device installed in a conference room so you can have a video meeting using a large screen mounted on the wall. If you are in a conference room video meeting, you can present a document or other content from your laptop.

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