Join a video meeting

You can join a meeting from a Calendar event, click or tap the meeting link, enter the meeting code, or dial in from a phone. 

Note: If you're not signed in to your G Suite account or joining another organization’s meeting, a participant might need to approve your request to join.

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Join from a calendar event
  1. In the Google Calendar app, open the event.
  2. To join the meeting, tap Join video call.
Join a scheduled meeting from Meet
  1. Open the Hangouts Meet app.
  2. Swipe up from the bottom to view your scheduled meetings. 
  3. Select a meeting from the list and tap Join.

Note: Participants who join after the fifth are automatically muted.

Tap the meeting link

A meeting participant can send you the joining information for the video meeting in a text or email.

To join a video meeting using the link:

  1. In the message, tap the meeting link. 
  2. Follow the on-screen prompts to join.
Enter the meeting code

Every Meet video meeting has a unique code that you can use to join the meeting. The meeting code is a series of characters, such as abc-defg-hjk. You can get the meeting code from the joining information that was sent to you or at the end of the meeting link.

  1. Open the Hangouts Meet app and then tap Meeting code.
  2. Enter the meeting code. 
    Note: The hyphens in the meeting code are optional.
  3. Tap Join.
  4. (Optional) Depending on whether you're joining from a different organization or signed in to a G Suite account, choose an option:
    • Select Ask to Join.
    • Enter your name and tap Ask to Join.
Join from the lock screen

Add the Meet app shortcut

  1. From the lock screen, swipe to the right.
  2. Scroll to the bottom and tap Edit.
  3. Scroll down to Meet and tap Add Add.

Join a meeting from the lock screen

  1. From the lock screen, swipe to the right.
  2. Scroll down to Meet, and tap Join or Rejoin.

Tip: You can also tap Calendar notifications, then the meeting link.

Join using 3D Touch

If your device supports 3D Touch, you can start or join a meeting from the Meet app.

  1. On your device, touch and hold Meet Meet.
  2. If you're signed in to your G Suite account, tap: 
    • A scheduled meeting 
    • Start a meeting
    • Meeting code
  3. If you’re not signed in, tap Meeting code and enter the code. 
Dial in using a phone

A phone number is added to video meetings only if administrators turn on the dial-in feature.

You can call in to a meeting using a phone number included with Hangouts Meet events. If you're in the organizer's corporate directory, your name is shown in the meeting. Otherwise, only your partial phone number is displayed.

Anyone can join using the number, even if they’re in a different organization or have a different G Suite edition. Dial-in participants count toward the maximum meeting limit.

Join a meeting using a phone number

  1. Open the Meet app.
  2. Swipe up from the bottom to see your scheduled meetings.
  3. Tap the meeting.
  4. Tap the phone number.
    The PIN autopopulates.

Meetings created by all G Suite users include a U.S. dial-in number, but meetings created by G Suite Enterprise or G Suite Enterprise for Education users include additional international phone numbers.

Mute or unmute your phone

You're muted if another meeting participant mutes you or if you:

  • Press *6 
  • Have your phone's volume at the lowest level
  • Join after the 10th participant
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