Google Hangout Meet is an application under the Google subsidiary which is now starting to be used frequently. Video calls on Google Hangout meets have features that are almost the same as video calls that you normally do on Whatsapp, LINE, Telegram and various other chat applications.
How to Use Google Hangout Meet for Meetings
But messenger applications in general, are not practical if used for a long time. As the name suggests, Google Hangout Meets is intended for those of you who want to make video calls in the form of conferences or together with more than 2 people to conduct meetings or meetings remotely.
For more details, here are the most noticeable differences between regular chat applications and Google Hangout Meets.
- If you use the usual chat application for meetings or video conferences, then you can only do it on your cellphone. Until now there is no chat application that can video calls using a computer. While Google Hangouts Meets you can use on all devices, including computers, laptops and cellphones.
- Because video calls using Google Hangout Meets are intended for those of you who want to have meetings online, then by using Google Hangout Meets you can presentations by sharing documents such as Excel, Powerpoint, and Word. You can also share the screen of your laptop or device that is currently active. For example, I open the photoshop application, so I can share what I’m working on in Photoshop, to be seen by other meeting members.
If you already understand the advantages of this application, we go into a discussion on how to use Google Meet for meetings and online meetings.
How to use Google Hangouts Meets on an Android phone
Before proceeding with the steps, you can first download and install the Google Hangout Meet application. Here is the download link on google play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.meetings&hl=en
If so, then we go into the discussion.
1. Open your “Hangouts Meets” application.
2. After entering, you will see your face directly. But this isn’t connected yet, so it’s the same as turning on an ordinary camera. To start an online meeting, you need to invite your coworkers. The trick, tap “New meeting”.
3. You will automatically be made a link meeting automatically as below. Press the “Share” button, to share the link.
4. You can share the link to Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, etc. Here we will share to WhatsApp.
5. After selecting WhatsApp in the previous step, here we are asked to choose who to send. Please select the contact or WhatsApp group you wish to invite to the meeting.
6. After sending the link, your friends can click on the link to be brought into their Hangout Meet application.
How to Use Hangouts Meets on a Computer
If you use a laptop or computer, then you don’t need to download any application.
You can directly open the Google Hangouts Meets site through the browser that you currently use.
It is strongly recommended to use the Google Chrome browser to further maximize the use of Google Hangouts Meets because Google Hangouts Meets and Chrome are products from Google.
Before using Google Hangout, you must first log in with your Google account in your browser. The trick is simple, you just open gmail.com, and log in to your Gmail inbox. If so, that means you have logged into your Google account in the browser page.
Here’s how to use Google Hangouts Meets via Computer or laptop.
1. Enter https://meet.google.com/ through the browser that you currently use often, then select the “Join or Start a Meeting” menu.
2. You will be asked to enter a “Meeting Id” if you want to join a meeting. Meanwhile, if you want to create a new meeting room, you can enter any name here. Then click “Continue”.
3. In this example, we make a new meeting. After clicking “continue” at the previous step, we will be taken to a new meeting page as below. Here, each meeting room is empty. To enter, click “Join now”.
4. Here we will be given a link to the meeting room, select Add people to add people, or select “Copy joining info” to invite people through the link.
5. You can paste the invitation link anywhere. It can be sent via e-mail message, or maybe Facebook, etc. In this example, we send the link on WhatsApp web.
6. Done. If your friends click on the link, then the invited person will immediately be taken to the google meet page.
Video conference calls using Google Hangouts Meets are perfect for those of you who are currently working from home.
Actually there are many similar applications, but the most often used is Google Hangouts Meets because currently smartphones and Laptop users must be familiar with Google products. As one of Google’s products, this application is certainly more secure.
That is all the discussion this time. If there is something you want to add, can post in the comment column below.