Google 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.
Google Meet is one of the core services in G Suite for Education.
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Source: NC State University
Google Meet is primarily used with a web browser, but you may also use Android and iOS mobile-device apps or Chrome devices.
Starting a meeting
University members can start a new video meeting using any one of these methods:
- Schedule a video meeting in Calendar
- Start a video meeting from Meet
- Start a video meeting from Gmail
Joining a Meeting
There are a number of ways to join a Google Meet session, including
Use the following resources to get the most out of Google Meet!
Get Google Meet help and training
Learn more about how to start and join meetings as well as other useful features.
Google Meet help documentation
This documentation is also available from within the Google Calendar application.
Google Meet and accessibility
Google products, including Google 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.
Turn captions on in Google Meet.
Creating meetings from Google Calendar
Add a video conference to a scheduled meeting.
Use Google Meet with a mobile device
Google Meet apps are available for Android and iOS.
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.
The Google 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.
Windows 10 users
Are video participants having trouble seeing or hearing you? You may need to adjust the privacy settings for your camera or microphone in order to successfully use those devices with Google Meet.