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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 synchronised, so you can start a video call 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 that you can share to meet now or later. To invite others, tap Share invitation. 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 '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 that you don't join a meeting with an expired code, and to plan better for the future meetings that you create, check when meeting codes will expire. Learn about Google Meet meeting codes.

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