Hangouts Meet

With Google Hangouts Meet, you can hold impromptu video meetings on the go, virtual training classes around the world, remote interviews, and much more. You can host a Hangouts Meet video meeting for up to 25 people at a time, with no time limit.

You can visit this support article to get started with New Hangouts Meet.

Schedule a video meeting in Calendar

It’s easy to schedule a Meet video meeting in Google Calendar—just create an event and add your guests to it. A video meeting link can be added to a calendar event either by adding one or more guests to the event, or by clicking on Add video meeting details. After you save the event, a meeting link and dial-in number are added to the event.

Note: Guests can forward the meeting link to other people. If someone tries to join who was not invited to the Calendar event, a meeting participant from your organization must accept their request.

It’s easy to schedule a Meet video meeting in Google Calendar—just create an event and add your guests to it. A video meeting link can be added to a calendar event either by adding one or more guests to the event, or by clicking on Add video meeting details. After you save the event, a meeting link and dial-in number are added to the event.

Note: Guests can forward the meeting link to other people. If someone tries to join who was not invited to the Calendar event, a meeting participant from your organization must accept their request.

On mobile devices

Schedule a video meeting in Calendar:

  1. Go to Calendar and create an event.
  2. In the Guests field, add guests from inside or outside your organization.
  3. Tap Add video meeting details to make sure the video call option is on.
  4. Tap Save.

Guests receive an email with the event information and a link to the video call.

Start a video meeting from your web browser

If you need a quick answer from a team member, you can start an instant meeting in a web browser. If someone sends you a meeting link URL, simply click the link to join the call.

Note: You can send the meeting link to people outside of your organization, but someone from within your organization needs to give them access to the video meeting.

On the web

Chrome browser only

Start a video meeting from your web browser:

  1. In a web browser, enter https://meet.google.com.
  2. Click Start a new meeting > Start meeting.
  3. Click Copy info  to copy the meeting link details and share the details with your guests.

On mobile devices

Get the Hangouts Meet app:

  1. In the Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS), download and install the Hangouts Meet app.
  2. Tap the Hangouts Meet app on your device to open it.

If you have multiple devices, you can start the video call on one device and continue on another. Calls are automatically synchronized across all devices.

Start a video meeting from your mobile device:

  1. Open the Hangouts Meet app.
  2. Tap Add.
  3. Tap Share and select an app to send the meeting details to your guests.

Join a video meeting from Calendar

See your scheduled meetings in Calendar and quickly join a video meeting with your team members.

On the web

Join from a Calendar event:

  1. In Calendar, click the event you want to join.
  2. Next to Joining info, click the video meeting link.
  3. In the window that opens, click Join meeting.

On mobile devices

Join from a Calendar event:

  1. In Calendar, open the event.
  2. To join the meeting, tap the Join video call link.