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Google Meet is getting fun video backgrounds and a ton of other useful upgrades
A Data Saver mode is also coming to Google Meet, in addition to multiple tile adjustment controls and a light adjustment tool.
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Google Meet is getting new tricks to ease the chaos of online classes for teachers
Teachers will soon be able to end a meeting for all participants and create breakout rooms before a Google Meet class begins.
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Google Meet gets a ‘green room’ to help ensure your mic is on and you look rad
The new Google Meet trick will help spot issues related to mic, speaker output, webcam preference and how your hair looks before a meeting.
Google begins slow death of Hangouts as group video calls now switch to Meet
Now if you open a group chat in Hangouts and tap on the video call icon, it automatically creates a Google Meet group video call link.
Google Meet won’t limit the duration of your calls to 60 minutes until March next year
Google Meet app for Android and iOS has also received the noise cancellation feature that was rolled out for the web version back in June.
Your video calls can be moved to TV with Google Meet and Chromecast
Google recently made the app available on Assistant-powered smart displays like the Nest Hub Max.
Google is reportedly planning to sunset Duo in favor of Meet, and it’s hardly a surprise
VP and GM of G Suite Javier Soltero, who now also oversees Duo and Messages, reportedly told employees that it does not make sense to have two video apps.
Google announces a ton of new tools and features to ease online education for everyone
Google Meet is soon getting a tiled view that will show 49 participants, alongside Jamboard integration and more meeting controls for teachers.
Gmail app for Android gets a dedicated Google Meet tab
The UI change is already rolling out and will take up to 15 days to appear widely for all users.
Google reveals a major Gmail redesign with deeper Meet, Chat and Docs integration
Google essentially wants to turn Gmail into a one-stop-shop for all your work needs and the goal is to bring all productivity apps in one place.
Google Meet now blocks anonymous users from joining an education meeting
Admins will have the option to request an exception for this new rule by talking to a G Suite support executive.
Google Meet will finally let users blur or set a custom background during video calls
Google Meet will also block anonymous attendees from participating in an education meeting by default, but moderators will have the option to disable it.
Nest Hub Max now supports group video calls on Google Meet and Duo
Group video calling on the Next Hub Max now supports Google Meet as well, allowing users to tune in up with up to 100 people at once.
You can now start a Google Meet call by just typing in the URL bar
If you have multiple Google accounts logged into your browser, you can specify which one you want to use by simply adding ‘/1’ or ‘/2’ in the address field.
Google Meet comes to the Gmail app for Android and iOS
Google really, really wants you to use its video conferencing solution and is, therefore, integrating it directly into the Gmail app.
Google Meet’s noise cancellation feature is now rolling out on the web
It will detect and negate noise from slamming doors, barking dogs, keystrokes, kids noise, rustling of plastic, and more common disturbances in a household.
Zoom was experiencing issues, as Google Meet is getting more users
Conferencing app Zoom was having some issues this morning, and it may have helped Google Meet get more users as a safer and more reliable alternative
Google Meet starts appearing in Gmail sidebar
With Google Meet now appearing in the Gmail sidebar, Google has unleashed another strong weapon to retain users and stop them from switching to rival Zoom.
Google Meet is now free for everyone with a Gmail account
Google Meet’s free tier will be available to all in the coming weeks and will offer features such as tiled view, scheduling, and real-time captions.
Google Meet is gaining roughly 3 million new users each day
Google Meet now has over 100 million users, but it is still way behind Zoom’s 300 million strong user base across the globe.
Tiled view and low-light mode now rolling out for Google Meet
Google Meet’s new tiled layout is similar to the gallery view on Zoom and shows 16 participants of a video call on the screen.
Google’s Meet now allows users to make calls directly from Gmail
Google’s Meet video conferencing solution is getting a new Gmail integration that…
Google confirms Hangouts Meet will be rebranded to Google Meet
Google has made it clear that the Hangouts Meet name will gradually be phased out and the service will be called Google Meet in the days to come.