Google Hangouts Meet

Hangouts Meet is a video conferencing service that enables you to join virtual meetings via audio, video, chat, and screen sharing with up to 100 people with no time limits. Telephone dial-in to a U.S. phone number is provided; dial-out is free to the United States and Canada.

Hangouts Meet is one of the core services in G Suite for Education.

Getting started

Hangouts Meet is primarily used with a web browser, but you may also use Android and iOS mobile-device apps or Chrome devices.

Joining a meeting

There are a number of ways to join a Hangouts Meet session, including

Additional resources

Use the following resources to get the most out of Hangouts Meet!

Get Hangouts Meet help and training
Learn more about how to start and join meetings as well as other useful features.
Google Hangouts Meet help documentation
This documentation is also available from within the Google Calendar application.
Hangouts Meet and accessibility
Google products, including Hangouts Meet, have a number of accessibility features, including live voice captioning, keyboard shortcuts in a video call and support for a number of the WAI-ARIA standards.
Creating meetings from Google Calendar
Add a video conference to a scheduled meeting.
Present during a video meeting
You can provide professional presentations or demos by sharing your entire screen or a specific window in a meeting to share documents, slides, spreadsheets, and more.
Use Hangouts Meet with a mobile device
Hangouts Meet apps are available for Android and iOS.

Eligibility

You must have an active G Suite account to create video meetings with this service. Anyone may be invited to join a meeting, including via telephone.

Support

The Hangouts Meet web application works with the latest versions of popular browsers, including Google Chrome®, Mozilla Firefox®, Microsoft Edge®, and Apple Safari®. Meet has limited support in Microsoft Internet Explorer® 11. Participants on Google Android or Apple iOS devices can use a native mobile app.

If your browser doesn’t support Meet video meetings, you can dial in using the phone number and PIN, if provided by the meeting organizer.

If you are having difficulty accessing this service, check the G Suite Status Dashboard first for information about any current Google service information about any current Google service information, then contact IT Services for assistance.

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