Google Hangouts Meet

Creating a meeting in Google Meet

1. Go to
2. Make sure you log in with your
3. Create an event by clicking on a timeslot.
4. Click “More Options”

Enter a title and start/end time.

If you want it to repeat for a class, click “Does not repeat” and select “Custom…”

Select which days the class is held on then click “Done”.

Click “Add conferencing”, then “Hangouts Meet”

Right click where it says “Join Hangouts Meet” and select copy link.

Send the link to the people you want to join the meeting. Use Canvas or email to distribute the link. Paste the link that was copied.


Adding participants to an event

In the calendar event, select “Add guests” and add attendees by their email. For classes, if you don’t have your students’ email addresses available, you can use their (i.e.

For classes, uncheck “Invite others”

Joining and Accepting Attendees in Google Meet

Open the meeting link that was created and click “Join now”

You will then be presented with this screen.

When an attendee joins who is not added to the event, the organizer will be prompted with this prompt. Click ‘Admit’ to allow them to join.

If the attendee is not logged in, it will say “(Unverified)” next to their name.


How to use Meet once joined

Moving the mouse will show the task bar along the bottom.

Where you can find the link to the current meeting and event attachments:

Where to Mute and un-mute your microphone:

Where you leave the meeting:

Where to Mute and un-mute your camera:

Where you turn on captions:

Share your screen or a single window:

Ellipsis (three dots) vertically aligned gives you access to the following options:

In the top right of the screen, you have your social tabs

Show Participants and get options to limit their participation:

Chat with participants:

How to mute participants

Go to the ‘People’ tab

Select the attendee you would like to mute and select the Mute icon