Quick Guide to Google Meet
Google Meet is a video conferencing tool (like Zoom) that is part of UCR's Google Apps (note: you must be signed into your UCR Google Account). If you're looking for an alternative to Zoom, you also have access to this tool. Watch a quick training video, or look at our quick guide below.
Below is a quick guide to Google Meet. See the links here for more training.
- Google Meet Training and help
- Switching to Meet from Zoom
1. Schedule a video meeting from Calendar.
Go to Google Calendar and create an event.
2. Start a video meeting.
From a browser: Enter https://meet.google.com in Chrome Browser.
3. Join a video meeting.
A chime sounds when the first 5 people join the meeting. Additional participants do not chime when joining and are automatically muted.
From Calendar: In Calendar, click the event you want to join.
From Gmail: Click the meeting link in a text or email.
From Meet: In Meet, join a scheduled meeting or use a meeting code.
From your mobile device: Open the Calendar event or meeting invite to dial in to a meeting from a phone.
From a third-party conferencing system: Open the Calendar event or meeting invite. Click More joining options to join from a third-party conferencing system.
4. Collaborate during a video meeting.