Google Meet (before Hangouts Meet)

Meet in the safest way with Google Meet, the video calling tool developed by Google. It is a new version of the old Google Hangouts. It is a totally free application that allows you to organize encrypted videoconferences with up to 250 guests and from any device. Formerly it was linked only for G Suite users, Google’s paid solution for companies, but since the covid-19 pandemic, it was offered free of charge for all Google users.


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Some important characteristics you should know about Google Meet

  • Google Meet is a video conferencing app. It is the business-oriented version of Google’s Hangouts platform and is suitable for businesses of all sizes. The solution enables users to make video calls with up to 30 users per high-definition video meeting.
  • It was originally only available to enterprise customers, but everyone can now use Google Meet for free. Google Meet is available on the web, and phones and tablets for Android and iOS.
  • You don’t need a Google Account to participate in Meet video meetings. If you don’t have a Google Account, the meeting organizer or someone from the organization must grant you access to the meeting.
  • Google Meet takes advantage of Google Cloud’s secure-by-design infrastructure to help protect your data and safeguard your privacy.

Some FAQ of Google Meet

Can I record Google Meet calls?

You can only record a Google Meet call via the web version of the app. Participants who join the meeting via the Google Meet app on Android or iOS devices can’t start or stop the recording

How can Google Meet help students?

Google Meet gives that personal connection that’s missing from face-to-face class time. It helps to communicate more clearly with facial expressions, body language and intonation. Google Meet is quick and easy. Pushing record and talking can be much faster than other forms of communication. It’s a great creative outlet.

How to add meet attendance to Google Meet?

Meet Attendance requires logging in and Syncing your Chrome browser. When in Meet select the participants view. Accept the permissions. Close and reopen the people to capture attendance. Click the Attendance icon to open the Attendance Spreadsheet. Mouse over for further options, Add a sheet in the Spreadsheet, Create a new Spreadsheet, Turn Attendance collection off, Auto Scroll through participants, Snapshot attendance.

How can I get a code for a meeting on Google Meet?

You have to enter in the web browser of Google Meet and enquire a code. Enter a meeting code or nickname. The meeting code is the string of letters at the end of the meeting link. You don’t have to enter the hyphens. Click Continue and then Join now.