Duo and Meet have combined into a new Meet app. Meet (original) users can download the new app.

Present during a video call

You can present your entire screen or a specific window in a meeting. While you present, you can share information such as documents, presentations and spreadsheets.


  • When using Google Workspace, you can hold large remote events.
  • Workspace organisations with admin capabilities can switch this feature on or off for the entire organisation.
  • For mobile users, you currently can't share audio while you present.
  • On your computer, when you click Present before you join a meeting, you join in Companion mode. When you use this option, your mic and speaker are unavailable.

Learn more about Google Meet settings for admins.

Present during a video meeting

Tip: There can be a maximum of 10 simultaneous presentations in a meeting at a time.

To present your mobile screen to all video meeting participants, start a broadcast:

  1. Join a video meeting.
  2. Tap the screen and then More More
  3. Tap Share screen  and then Start broadcast.

Tip: You can present your screen during someone else's presentation. If you start to present, their presentation will pause. 

To stop presenting your mobile screen, stop a broadcast:

  1. On your video meeting screen, tap Stop sharing  and then OK.

Join only to present

When you join to present, only your window or application is shown in the video meeting. No audio or other video is shared.
  1. Open the Meet app Meet app:
    • Tap a video meeting from your upcoming meetings.
    • To enter a meeting with a code or nickname, tap Join with code.

Tip: You can only use nicknames with people in your organisation. Meeting nicknames are currently only available to Google Workspace users.

  1. Instead of Join, tap Share screen.
  2. In the 'About screen sharing' window, tap Continue.
  3. In the video meeting, tap Start broadcast.

Tip: You can present your screen even if someone else is already presenting.

Prevent participants from sharing their screen

Important: To use this feature, you must turn on host management.
Meeting hosts can stop participants from sharing their screen. If you turn presentations off in recurring meetings or meetings that use the same meeting code, the setting will be saved for the next scheduled meeting. If you turn presentations off in a one-time, nicknamed or instant meeting, the presentation setting will turn on after the meeting ends. 

To turn screen sharing on or off

  1. In a meeting, tap the screen and then Menu More
  2. Tap Host controls .
  3. At the bottom, turn Share their screen on or off.
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