9 Basic Rules for Inviting and Admitting People to Google Meet Sessions
1. Anyone can invite anyone else into the meeting while in the meeting.
2. The moderator is the person who created the meeting, either via Google Calendar, Google Gmail or Google Meet.
3. vcfa.edu email users can start a meeting and join a meeting without the moderator. They will not have moder...
Google Chat - Create a Room
Create a room in Hangouts Chat for conversations where people can come and go. Rooms are typically used for ongoing, long-term chats.
On your Computer
At the top left, click Find people, rooms, bots.
Click Create room.
Enter a name and then click Create.
Click Add people & bots.
Google Meet - Add an attachment
On your Computer
You can add files from Google Drive or upload files from your computer.
On your computer, open Google Calendar.
Create an event, or open an existing event.
If you create a new event, click More options.
At the bottom in the description box, click Add attachment.
Choose a file t...
Google Meet - Changing your Audio and Video Settings
When in the meeting click on the three dots on the bottom right-hand side (1) and then Settings (2).
Click on the drop-down under Microphone and Speakers to change them. Do the same under the Video tab.
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Google Meet - Closed Captions
To enable captions in Google Hangouts Meet, either click on the the Caption button on the bottom right hand side or click on the three dots menu in the lower right corner and choose “Turn on captions” next to the CC symbol.
Captions are enabled or disabled by each user and cannot be activated fo...
Google Meet - How to play, save, or share a recording
To play or share the recording, simply double-click the file link in Google Drive. Or if you get the email, click the included link, wait for it to open, and then select whether you want to play it immediately, share it, or save it to your Drive.
For those who aren't the organizer, the event lin...
Google Meet - How to record a session
1. Start or join a video meeting - if you don't have a link to the meeting, go to hangouts.google.com and then start the meeting by pressing "Video Call."
2. If you're creating a new meeting without a guest list, invite the participants by clicking the "People" button in the top-right corner, cl...
Google Meet - How to Share your Desktop, iPad, iPhone and Android device
How to Share your Desktop on your Computer
Present during a meeting
Join a video meeting.
In the bottom-right corner, select Present now.
Select Your entire screen, A window, orChrome tab.
If you present a Chrome tab, it shares that tab's audio by default.
To present a different tab, at the bot...
Google Meet - How to view people in a Session
Change your view
Join a video meeting on a computer.
In the lower-right corner of the Meet screen, click More Change layout.
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.
Explanation of the ...
Google Meet - Mic and/or Camera issues
If you are having issues with your mic or camera in Google Chrome you might need to give permission Google Chrome permission to use them.
To do that click on the little Padlock icon on the upper left (1) and then on Setting at the bottom (2)
In the settings tab locate the Camera and Microphon...
Google Meet - Mute a participant’s microphone
Mute a participant’s microphone
If you have feedback or hear background noise while in a video meeting, you might want to mute other people’s microphones. For meetings organized through a personal account, only the meeting moderator can mute other participants.
To mute others, next to the per...
Google Meet - Pin a participant
Pin a participant
In a participant's thumbnail image, click Pin .
Google Meet - Remove a Participant
Remove a participant
Meetings organized through a G Suite account: A participant from the domain that organized the video meeting can remove another participant, if necessary.
Meetings organized through a personal Google account: Only the event moderator can remotely remove another participant....
Google Meet - Requirements
Supported operating systems
Hangouts support the current version and the 2 previous major releases of the operating systems listed below:
Mac OS X
Ubuntu and other Debian-based Linux distributions
Supported web browsers
Hangouts support the current version and 1 previous major r...
Google Meet - Start a Meet from your iPhone/iPad/Android
Start a meeting in the Meet app
Open the Meet app .
Tap New meeting to start a meeting, or tap the Meeting code to enter a meeting code. G Suite users can type the nickname as well.
Tap Join meeting.
Get the Meet app
Go to the Play Store (Android) or App Store (Apple® iOS®).
Download and insta...
Google Meet - Start a video meeting on your Computer
Start a video meeting from Meet
In a web browser, enter https://meet.google.com.
Click Join or Start a meeting.
(Optional for G Suite users) Create a nickname for your meeting and enter the nickname. Click Continue.
Click Join now.
To add someone to a meeting, choose an option:
Click Copy joinin...
Google Meet - Using your Camera and Mic
Allow access the first time you use Meet
In a web browser, go to the Meet homepage.
Click Start a new meeting.
Change the setting to allow access
If you aren’t asked to allow access or if you blocked access before, you can change your settings.
In a web browser, go to the Meet hom...
Make Google Meet more Functional
The following extensions only work with Google Chrome
Nod - Reactions for Google Meet - This Chrome extension adds in facebook-like reactions to Google Meet.
Google Meet Grid View - Grid view makes it possible to see everyone in the session on-screen at one time.
Virtual Backgrounds for Google...
Quick Start Guide to Google Meets
Here is a quick primer for on Google Meets
Updating Google Chrome
When Chrome is open click on the three little does on the upper right-hand side (1) and then click on Settings (2).
On the left-hand side click on the About Chrome link.
Google Chrome will start the update automatically. When it is done you will need to exit Chrome and open it up again.