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Start or schedule a Google Meet video meeting

 You can set up or start a new Google meet video meeting from:

  • Meet
  • Gmail
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Duo
  • Another scheduling system

Get the Meet app

  1. Go to the Play Store.
  2. Download and install the Google Meet app Meet app.
  3. On your device, to open the app, tap the Google Meet app Meet app.

Calls are synchronized so you can start a video meeting on one device and continue on another.

Start a meeting in the Meet app

  1. Open the Meet app Meet app.
  2. Tap New meeting.
  3. Select an option:
    • Get a meeting link to share: This generates a meeting link you can share to meet now or later. To invite others, tap Share invite. To join the meeting, copy the code into the "Join with a code" field.
      • Tip:Google Workspace users are sent Get joining info to share. This works exactly like the "Get a meeting link to share."
    • Start an instant meeting: Create a meeting that you join now.
    • Calendar Schedule in Google calendar: To schedule a meeting, you're directed to the Google Calendar app.

Schedule a video meeting from the Google Calendar app

  1. Open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. Tap Add Event.
  3. Add guests.
  4. Tap Done and then Save.

Start a video meeting or call directly from Gmail

Start meetings or call directly from Gmail.

Start a video meeting from Google Hangouts

Start a video meeting from the Google Duo app

You can start a Google Meet video meeting from the Google Duo app. Learn how to create or schedule a meeting in the Google Duo app.

Tip: To make sure you don't join a meeting with an expired code and to better plan for the future meetings you create, check when meeting codes expire. Learn about Google Meet meeting codes.

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