Use a phone for audio in a video meeting

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To speak and listen using your phone while still viewing the video meeting on your computer, you can have Hangouts Meet call your phone or dial in from your device.

If you're not already in the meeting, your computer joins when your phone connects. If there are more than 4 people already in the meeting, you will join muted. You  also join muted if your computer is muted before connecting. 

This feature is not currently supported using Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 11. See supported browsers.

Examples

  • If you’re in a video meeting and the network connection is poor, you can dial in from your phone.
  • Use your phone for audio if your computer’s microphone and speaker aren’t working.

Have Meet call your phone" "

Available only if your phone number is in the U.S. or Canada

  1. Depending on whether or not you’re already in a meeting, choose an option:
    • If you’re in the meeting, click More Moreand then Use a phone for audio.
    • From meet.google.com, select the meeting and click Join and use a phone for audio.
      If you’re in a different domain than the meeting owner, someone in the meeting might need to approve you.
  2. Click Call me.
  3. Enter your phone number.
  4. (Optional) To save your number for future meetings, check the Remember the phone number on this device box.
  5. Click Call me.
  6. When prompted, press 1 on your phone.

 

Dial in by phone" "

An administrator needs to turn on this feature. See the supported countries.

If you’re in a different domain than the meeting owner and were not invited to the Google Calendar event, you must first join the video meeting and then someone in the meeting might need to approve you.

  1. Depending on whether or not you’re already in a meeting, choose an option:
    • If you’re in the meeting, click More Moreand then Use a phone for audio.
    • From meet.google.com, select the meeting and click Join and use a phone for audio.
      If you’re in a different domain than the meeting owner, someone in the meeting might need to approve you.
  2. Click Call me.
  3. Select your country for a local dial-in number, if available.
  4. Dial the number on your phone.
  5. When prompted, enter the PIN and then #.

 

Disconnect your phone

Hang up your phone or click Phone connected and then Disconnect in the meeting window. Audio resumes on your computer (and you’re automatically muted).

Click End call End call to completely disconnect from the meeting.

Click Connect phone or Reconnect to rejoin with your phone, which will be muted in the meeting. Use these options even if your phone is accidentally disconnected.

Note: If you close your laptop or the Meet browser tab, your phone stays connected but other participants will not see your video feed, just your profile image. To rejoin from your computer, you need to disconnect and rejoin the meeting.

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