How to use Google Meet for virtual (online) meetings

  • Encourages participation since meeting members do not have to commute to a physical location.
  • Reduce the cost of holding physical meetings.
  • Meetings can be held at intervals within the same day.
  • Face to face interaction using the camera features.
  • Sharing of screens to facilitate presentation.
  • Time management.
  • Meeting members are known and will be accepted by the moderator if their identity is known.
  • create a meeting for later (generate a link that participants can use to join later)
  • start an instant meeting (instant meeting)
  • schedule in Google Calendar (block date and time on calendar for the meeting)
  • Click on the three dots at the top right for more options
  • Click on the three stars at the bottom left to apply custom visual effects
  • Click on the audio icon to enable others to hear you
  • Click on the video icon to share your camera with others
  • Click on the microphone icon to turn on your microphone (since it’s showing red)
  • Click the camera icon to turn on your camera
  • The cc icon is used to turn on the caption
  • Click on the arrow up icon to share your screen
  • Click on the three dots for more options
  • Click on the dial (call) icon to leave the meeting
  • Click on the i icon to view meeting details
  • Click on the users’ avatar icon to view the meeting participants
  • Click on the message icon to view meeting messages or send a message



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Alemoh Rapheal B. Enike

Alemoh Rapheal B. Enike

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