Google Hangouts Meet

Start a chat conversation or a video call with colleagues with a few simple steps. Up to 50 individuals can join a Hangouts video meeting when you set up a meeting and share the link.

You can join meetings directly from a Calendar event or an email invite.

Make phone calls using Wi-fi or data.

Your chat conversations sync across devices so you can continue conversations when moving from laptop to phone.

What you'll need to use hangouts meet:

A supported operation system (macOS, Windows, Chrome Ubuntu)

A supported web browser ( Google Chrome and Firefox)

Built in web-camera or external USB camera

Allow access to camera and microphone on your device


Start an instant meeting

On your phone open the mobile app or, in your browser, go to https://meet.google.com

Go to start a meeting and then invite others to join by:

1. Adding them to the meeting using their rusdlearns.net email.

2. Share the meeting code that appears on the screen before the start of your meeting.

3. Share the dial in number and pin # that appears on screen before the start of your meeting.

Scheduling a meeting

All meetings scheduled with Google Calendar include a Meet video link.

Meetings also include a dial-in number so people can call in for audio access.

You can also dial-out to add someone by phone to a video meeting.




When creating an event in Google Calendar you will see the "Add conferencing" option under event details. Choose "Add conferencing"




Choose the Hangouts Meet option






Meeting ID and dial in number will be provided for guests to see.

Sharing and Presenting your Screen

You can present your entire screen or a specific window in a meeting to share documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and more. Presenting a tab is recommended for best performance and includes support for presentation audio.

Best Practices

-When joining a meeting, please make sure to mute your audio when you are not speaking.

On Windows - Pressing CTRL and D at the same time should mute your microphone.

On Mac - Pressing ⌘ and D at the same time should mute your microphone.

-Try to use a wired internet connection when available.

-Please test your camera and microphone prior to the meeting to ensure it works.

-Please click Allow on this popup when you first see it.

-If you are sharing your screen, please disable all notifications on your computer and close your email.

-Please use headphones when possible to prevent feedback when speaking.

-REMEMBER to sign in with your RUSDLearns.net email address.