Add someone by phone to a video meeting

This feature is supported from specific countries for calls to the U.S. and Canada (see Supported countries below). You can also add someone by phone to a Google meeting room hardware video call.

People in the same domain as the event organizer can invite others to join a video meeting by phone. Phone participants count toward a meeting’s user limit and any regular call charges apply.

If you’re starting a new video meeting:

  1. Click Add People.
  2. Click Call.
  3. Select the country you’re calling to add the country code to the call.
  4. Enter the phone number for the person you want to call and click Call Call.
  5. (Optional) To enter additional numbers, such as an extension, click Dial Dial to open the keypad.

If you're already in a video meeting:

  1. At the top right, click People  People to expand the side panel.
  2. Click Add people Add people.
  3. Click Call.
  4. Select the country you’re calling to add the country code to the call.
  5. Enter the phone number for the person you want to call and click Call Call.
  6. (Optional) To enter additional numbers, such as an extension, click Dial Dial to open the keypad.

The person joins the meeting when they answer the phone. To disconnect a phone participant, expand the participant list, select the phone number, click the Down arrow  Down Arrow and then End Call End call

Inbound phone number can't be used to rejoin meeting

If the person you call hangs up after joining the meeting, they can't rejoin by calling the number they see on their phone. The inbound phone number shown for the meeting is a random number assigned by Meet.

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Supported countries

This feature is currently supported from the following countries for calls to the U.S. and Canada. Calls to other countries are not yet supported. 

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahrain
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czechia
  • Denmark
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • India 
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Moldova
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela 
     
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