Hangouts Meet accessibility

Users with disabilities can participate in Hangouts Meet video meetings using accessibility features in Meet, Chrome Browser, and Google meeting room hardware.

Accessibility features

  • Live captions—Display captions of the person speaking so that participants who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing can follow what’s said in video meetings.
    See: Use captions in a video meeting
  • Screen readers and magnifiers—Blind and low-vision users can use the built-in screen reader, full-page zoom, high-contrast color, and accessibility extensions in Chrome Browser.
    See: Google accessibility products and features
  • Keyboard shortcuts—Users can control the camera and microphone and open accessibility features using the keyboard. 
    See: Keyboard shortcuts
  • Google meeting room hardware—Hard-of-hearing and low-vision users can use spoken feedback and live captions on Hangouts meet hardware and Chromebox and Chromebase for meetings.
    See: Google meeting room hardware accessibility

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