Present at a meeting

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

Presenting a tab is recommended for best performance and includes support for presentation audio. 

Tip: Allow notifications when prompted. The notifications tell you when your screen is visible.

Present during a meeting

  1. Join a video meeting.
  2. In the bottom-right corner, select Present now.
  3. Select Your entire screen or A window.​​
  4. Select Share.

If your camera is turned on, participants continue to see your video while you're presenting.

Stop presenting

  • In the Meet window, click Stop Presenting.
  • In the bottom-right corner, you can also click You are presenting and then Stop presenting.

Present if someone else is already presenting

  1. in the bottom-right corner, click Present now.
  2. Select Your entire screen or A window.
  3. Select Present instead.

Join only to present

If you’re attending a meeting using Google meeting room hardware, 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
  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.


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