- Google has officially rolled out the Google Meet for everyone.
- Google is planning to integrate Meet into Gmail directly.
- Anyone who has a Gmail account can sign up and start a video call at the app for free.
Google announced that they’re going to make the premium app free for everybody with a Gmail account. But now, Google is getting to integrate Meet into Gmail directly. The tech giant plans to require on Zoom, the video conferencing platform that became increasingly popular during the coronavirus lockdown.
“We’ve re-engineered Google Meet, originally built for secure business meetings, to form it free and available to all or any . Since making Meet’s advanced features free for all G Suite and G Suite for Education users in March, we have seen daily usage grow by 30x, with Meet hosting 3 billion minutes of video meetings daily. Last month, we were adding roughly 3 million new users a day . That’s why we’re expanding the offering to more people round the world, “Javier Soltero vice chairman & GM, G Suite said during a blog post.
Anyone who features a Gmail account can check in and begin a video out in meet.google.com, for free. “To make meetings even more accessible and helpful, within the coming days you’ll even be ready to use Meet directly in Gmail,” the Google blog read.
Here’s how you’ll start a video meeting on Google Meet app
—If you’re G-Suite user, you’ve got to check in to your G-suite account before you begin a call. Non-G-Suite users can access Google Meet can check in from their Gmail account.
—So after you download the Meet app from PlayStore or AppStore. Open the Meet app
—After opening the app, tap on the plus icon to start out a gathering or enter a gathering code, if you’ve got been invited to hitch by another user. G-Suite users also can join by typing a nickname.
— After filling all the required details, you’ll Tap on the Join Meeting option given there.
—You also can schedule meetings by opening the Google Calendar app
Google Meet has some advanced features like scheduling and sharing screen, real-time captions, and layouts that you simply can choose as per your requirement, an expanded tiled view—that gives a far better view of the people connected through the app.
In order to form Google Meet more accessible to people with deafness, Google had implemented AI-powered automatic live captioning. “Google AI has also made it possible to supply helpful features like low-light mode, which may automatically adjust your video to form you more visible to others,” Google blog said.
For the unversed, Google Meet is out there for free of charge on the online at meet.google.com and via mobile apps for iOS or Android. Anyone who features a Gmail account can check in at meet.google.com to activate their Meet account
Google Meet code
Go to meet.google.com. Click Use a meeting code. Enter the code and click Continue. Click Ask to join
How to use Google Meet
1. Go to meet.google.com (or, open the app on iOS or Android, or start a meeting from Google Calendar).
2. Click Start new meeting, or enter your meeting code.
3. Choose the Google account you want to use.
4. Click Join Meeting. You’ll have the ability to add others to your meeting, too.
And that’s it! Happy video chatting.
Google Meet Classroom
This app adds a whiteboard into Google Meet for each participant with the extension installed.