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

Join a video meeting

You can join a scheduled meeting from a calendar event, select the link, enter the meeting code, or dial in from your phone if the invitation includes a phone number.

If you weren’t directly invited to another organization's meeting (for example, someone forwarded the link), you can still select the link, but a meeting participant from that organization must approve your request to join. 

Not all users are allowed to create meetings, which requires a G Suite account. Your administrator must also turn on Meet for your organization. Learn more

Join from a calendar event

  1. In Calendar, click the event you want to join. 
  2. Next to Joining info, click the video meeting link.
  3. In the window that opens, click Join meeting.

Join a scheduled meeting from Meet

  1. In a web browser, enter https://meet.google.com/.
  2. Select the meeting from your list of scheduled events.
  3. Click Join meeting.

Click the meeting link URL

  1. Click the meeting link sent to you in an email or other message. 
  2. Follow the onscreen prompts to join the meeting.

Enter the meeting code

You can join a meeting by entering the meeting code:

  • The unique code is at the end of the meeting link, such as abc-defg-hjk. The ‘-’ characters are optional.
  1. In a web browser, enter https://meet.google.com/.
  2. Click Use a meeting code.
  3. Enter the meeting code and choose an option:
    • If you’re signed in to your G Suite account, click Join.
    • If you’re not signed in to a G Suite account, enter your name and click Ask to join meeting.

Note: If your organization has purchased and installed Chrome device for meetings, you can also type this code in to that device. 

Dial in using a phone

If the meeting includes a dial-in number, you can dial the phone number included in the calendar event or meeting invite for audio-only access.
  1. Open the Calendar event or meeting invite.
  2. On your phone, dial the phone number.
  3. Enter the PIN and press "#".

Tip: Press *6 to mute or unmute yourself from a phone.

More numbers

  • The phone number is based on your computer’s location or the location of the event organizer. If your country is not yet supported, then the next best alternative is shown. 
  • To use an alternative number, open the meeting invitation or calendar event and select More phone numbers.

Notes

  • Dial-in participants count toward the maximum meeting limit.
  • If your organization has the G Suite Enterprise edition, a dial-in phone number can be included for all meetings, unless disabled by your administrator. Anyone can join using the number, even if they’re in a different organization or have a different G Suite edition.
  • You will be notified if someone in the call mutes you. Press *6 to unmute.
  • Regular call charges apply.

 

 

 

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