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Google Meet - Recent Updates

Effective immediately the following changes are live.

  • Approve Requests to Join
    • During a video meeting, only the meeting creator can see and approve requests to join the meeting from outside of the universities (.net) domain.
    • If a facilitator creates a meeting and wants to include guest with an email address that is outside of the university domain, make sure they stay on the call until all external guests have been approved to join.

    Step 1: A request that Someone wants to join this meeting will appear on your screen. Select Admit to allow the person to join the meeting.

    Guide for Google Meet - Recent Updates Step 1

  • To Mute Participants

    Only the meeting creator can mute participants.

    Step 1: Select people in the top-right corner of your screen.

    Guide for Google Meet - To Mute Participants Step 1

    Step 2: Select the person you want to mute.

    Step 3: Hover over their volume icon and select Mute.

     Guide for Google Meet - Step 3

  • To Remove a Participant

    Only the meeting creator can remove participants.

    Step 1: Select people in the top-right corner of your screen.

    Guide for Google Meet - To Mute Participants Step 1

    Step 2: Select the person you want to remove.

    Step 3: Hover over and select the Remove icon.

    Guide for Google Meet - Remove Participant - Step 3

  • Prevent Meeting Reuse

    Meeting participants can't rejoin the call if facilitators leave a nicknamed meeting last.

    To create a nicknamed meeting:

    Step 1: In a web browser, enter https://meet.google.com.

    Step 2: Select Join or start a meeting.

    Step 3: Enter a nickname for the meeting.

    Step 4: To add someone to a meeting, choose an option:

    • Select Copy joining info and paste the meeting details into an email or another app.
    • Select Add people from the prompt. Under the Invite section, select a name or enter an email address and select Send Invite.

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