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1. Introduction to Start or Join a Video Conference with Google Meet

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If you work remotely, or if your team is based in multiple locations, video conferencing can help you connect and collaborate. A video conference is a digital meeting.

If you need to communicate with people in different locations at the same time, video conferencing helps you connect. Using your computer or mobile device, you can have face to face meetings with coworkers and business partners who are not located in the same place as you.

Google Meet is a video conferencing tool that allows you to have these voice and video conversations.

This web-based application uses the camera and microphone on your device to connect you to a video conference -- no special equipment required.

Your video conference will be encrypted to keep your conversation secure.

You can join a Google Meet video call by connecting through the internet or calling in over the phone.

In this lesson, you will: Start, schedule, and join a new meeting, Manage audio, camera, and caption settings, and give a presentation in a video conference.

To work on this lesson, sign in to your G Suite account.

Open a new tab in your browser, and navigate to Google dot com.

If you are not signed in, do so now.

If you do not have a G Suite account, you can try G Suite for free on a trial basis.

This video was filmed using a G Suite Enterprise account.

Your application may have different features depending on the type of account you are using.

Now, start a new meeting. Navigate to meet.google.com and select “join or start a meeting”.

Or, start a meeting directly from Gmail.

Create a name for this meeting that describes your purpose for having it.

Or, choose “Continue” to create a meeting.

If you don’t name your meeting, Google Meet will create one with an automatic code.

And enter the meeting.

When you open Google Meet for the first time, allow the use of your camera and microphone for video and audio in the application.

Now, add your teammates to the meeting to start collaborating.

You can add them directly from the meet.

Or, copy the Joining Info, And paste it in an email ...or a direct message.

Or add collaborators directly from the meeting by entering their email addresses.

Now, it’s your turn: Sign in to your G Suite account, Navigate to meet-dot-google-dot-com.

Start a new Meet video call, Give it a name, and invite teammates to join the meeting.

Instructions

  1. Sign in to your G Suite account.
  2. Navigate to meet.google.com.
  3. Start a new Meet video call.
  4. Give it a name.
  5. Invite teammates to join the meeting.