Change screen layouts in a meeting

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Hangouts Meet automatically switches the layout in a video meeting to display the most active content and participants. You can switch to a different layout if you want.

Layout options

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  • Auto—Allows Meet to choose the layout for you.
  • Tiled—Shows up to 4 video feeds in equal size when there is no presentation. If there’s a presentation, it fills the window with up to 3 participants on the side.
  • Spotlight—The presentation, active speaker, or pinned feed fills the window. 
  • Sidebar—You see the active speaker or presentation with additional participants on the side.

Change the layout

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  1. Join a video meeting.
  2. In the lower-right corner of the Meet screen, click More More and then Change layout.
  3. In the Change layout box, select the layout that you want to use on your computer.

Tip: Click a participant's image to pin them to the screen. 

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