Start a video meeting with colleagues with a few simple steps. Up to 250 individuals can join a meets meeting when you set up a meeting and share the link.
You can join meetings directly from a Google Calendar event, an email invite, or a Google Classroom link.
What you'll need to use Google meet:
A supported operation system (macOS, Windows, Chrome)
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
Starting a Meeting
On your phone open the mobile app or, in your browser, go to meet.google.com
Go to the "New Meeting" button and then choose "Start an instant meeting". You also have the option to schedule a meeting in Google Calendar or Create a meeting link for a later time.
Guests can join the meeting by:
1. Adding them to the meeting using their riversideunified.org email. They will receive an invitation via email.
2. Share the meeting code that appears on the screen before the start of your meeting. You can also share the code once the meeting has started.
3. You can also share the link to the meeting via email or chat.
If you are joining a meeting you can enter the code or nickname.
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 Google Meet video conferencing" option under event details. Choose that option.
After saving the event guests will be able to join the meet by clicking on the "Join with Google Meet button" from their calendar when they view the event.