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How to use Google Meet on your cell phone to make a meeting and video call | Stay at home

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Free access to Google Meet runs until September 30, as an alternative to hold virtual corporate meetings or distance classes during the home office with quarantine regime. The program can also be used on Windows and macOS computers, at meet.google.com. Here?s how to use Google Meet to make video calls and share your phone?s screen.

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Users with Gmail will be able to hold meetings on Google Meet; the app supports up to 100 people in a video conference Photo: Marcela Franco / TechTudo

Users with Gmail will be able to hold meetings on Google Meet; the app supports up to 100 people in a video conference Photo: Marcela Franco / TechTudo

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1. How to create a room at Google Meet?

Step 1. Access the Google Meet app on your phone. The first time you open the service, you need to tap "Continue" to allow access to the camera and microphone;

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When you first access Google Meet, tap "continue" Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

When you first access Google Meet, tap "continue" Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Step 2. Check the Google account you want to log into the app;

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Choose a Google account and tap the email to access Google Meet Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Choose a Google account and tap the email to access Google Meet Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Step 3. Press "New meeting +" to create a room.

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Tap New meeting to create a video meeting at Google Meet Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Tap New meeting to create a video meeting at Google Meet Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

2. How to invite people to a meeting at Google Meet?

Step 1. When creating a meeting, the application will display a link to send to other users. Touch "Share";

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Touch share to invite more people to your video call Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Touch share to invite more people to your video call Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Step 2. Select which social network you want to send the link to or copy the link and send it directly to people. When your contacts touch the link, they will be redirected to your meeting room.

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The user can share the link directly to their contacts or via social network Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

The user can share the link directly to their contacts or via social network Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

3. How do I join a meeting on Google Meet?

Step 1. To enter a meeting in Meet, I need to access the link informed by the owner of the meeting. Thus, press the access link to be directed to the meeting room;

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In the example of TechTudo, the owner of the meeting shared the link via WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

In the example of TechTudo, the owner of the meeting shared the link via WhatsApp Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Step 2. Then, tap "Ask to participate". Then wait for the meeting owner to accept your request.

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Touch Request to participate and wait Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Touch Request to participate and wait Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

4. How to share the screen on Google Meet?

Step 1. To share the screen, touch the three vertical dots located in the upper right corner of the screen;

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Touch the three vertical dots to share screen with meeting members at Google Meet Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Touch the three vertical dots to share screen with meeting members at Google Meet Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Step 2. Press the "Display Screen" option;

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Touch Present screen to share your screen with meeting members Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Touch Present screen to share your screen with meeting members Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Step 3. Tap "Start Presentation";

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Tap Start Presentation Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Tap Start Presentation Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Step 4. A Meet alert appears on the screen indicating the capture of everything that is displayed on the screen. Press "Start now" so that people in the video conference have access to your screen.

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Google Meet issues an alert before starting to share your screen with meeting members Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

Google Meet issues an alert before starting to share your screen with meeting members Photo: Reproduo / Marcela Franco

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