Google Introduce Video Meeting In Gmail.

The covid-19 has boosted the demand and supply of virtual video meeting with many tech companies like Facebook introducing new video call options in their apps. Google has just introduced a video meeting option in Gmail. This new option is just an integration of Google Meet into Gmail.

Many would have expected Google to integrate Google Duo into Gmail to boost its usage. However, Google has integrated Google Meet into Gmail for video meetings.

Before you start your first video call on Gmail

Browsers You can start a call on

  • Chrome Browser.
  • Mozilla® Firefox®.
  • Microsoft® Edge®.
  • Apple® Safari®.
  1. When asked to use your computer’s camera and microphone, click Allow.
    • In “Settings,” you might need to turn on permissions for your camera and microphone.

Read More: 8 Ways On How To Secure Your Zoom Meetings.

How To Start a video call on Gmail

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. Click “Start a meeting” . Your meetings open in a new window.
  3. Before you join the meeting:
    • At the bottom, you can turn on or off your camera and microphone.
    • On the right, you can find the meeting code and meeting details.
  4. To enter the call, click Join now.
  5. A window will appear with your meeting details. Choose an option to add other people:
    • To share the meeting code:
      • Click Copy joining info.
      • Then, share the meeting code and link with someone.
    • To invite people by email:
      • Click Add people.
      • Next, enter names or email addresses.
      • Then, click Send Invite.
    • To invite people by phone:
      • Click Add people.
      • Next, click Call.
      • Then, enter a phone number.
  6. When you’re done, click End call.

How To Join a video call on Gmail

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. Click Join a meeting .
  3. Enter the 10-letter meeting code from the meeting organizer.
  4. Click Join.
    • Before you join the meeting, you can turn on or off your camera and microphone.
  5. To enter the call, click Join now.
  6. When you’re done, click End call.

For phone users especially android users who get an invitation to join a meeting, you will need the Google Meet app to join call invitation from .

Download Here:

Google Meet Android App Google Meet iOS App

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