Join a video meeting

You can join a scheduled meeting in Hangouts Meet from a calendar event, from a link, or with a meeting code. You can also dial in from your phone if the invitation includes a phone number. Using an Apple iPhone® or iPad® , you can also join from the lock screen, Today view, or force press the app icon if the device model supports 3D Touch.

If you weren’t directly invited to another organization's meeting, you can still select the meeting link. To join the meeting, a meeting participant from that organization must then approve your request. 

The same Meet code and phone number are used to join recurring Google Calendar events. 

You're automatically muted if you join a meeting:

  • As the sixth participant or later on the web or mobile apps
  • As the 10th participant or later using a phone
  • With your phone volume at the lowest setting

You need a G Suite account to create meetings. Your administrator must also turn on Meet for your organization. 

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
  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
  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 a Chrome device for meetings, you can also enter the code into 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 your phone. You can also decrease the device volume to the lowest setting.

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  • Dial-in participants count toward the maximum meeting limit.
  • Anyone can join using the number, even if they’re in a different organization or have a different G Suite edition.
  • If you dial in to a meeting using a phone and you’re the 10th participant or later, you’re automatically muted.
  • Your name is shown in the meeting if found in the organizer's corporate directory. Otherwise, your partial phone number is displayed.
  • Participants should always verify that a dial-in user is the correct person to ensure the caller ID was not spoofed.
  • You will be notified if someone in the call mutes you. Press *6 to unmute.
  • Regular call charges apply.




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