Google Meet works best in the latest versions of Google Chrome and Firefox web browsers. Make sure your web browsers are up to date! If you can’t successfully join a meeting, download the latest Google Chrome here or the latest Firefox here.

Joining from a PC

  1. Your will get a web link to join the Google Meet. Simply click on the Google Meet link.
  2. You will come to a page that looks something like this:
  3. Click the green join now button to join.
  4. You can deactivate your webcam if you don’t want to be visible. You can also mute yourself prior to joining.

Joining a Meeting from a Smartphone

  1. You can use your smartphone to join a meeting and view the presentation.
  2. Download the Google Hangout Meet app from your phone’s app store.
  3. On your smartphone, click the Google Meet link. It should open the app and join the meeting.

Muting Yourself

  1. Out of courtesy for your instructor, please mute yourself so your background noises don’t interrupt the presentation.
  2. Click on the microphone mute button, shown below.

Posting a Question to Chat

  • You can post a question to the meeting chat group. Click on the chat icon in the upper-right corner.

People can’t hear me when I speak

  • Is your microphone muted? Unmute if so.
  • Check your settings. Does it list your microphone as being detected?

I can’t see the presentation, but I can hear it!

  • The presenter hasn’t started the presentation yet.
  • Leave and rejoin the meeting to reset your view. This usually solves many problems!

I keep getting disconnected from the meeting!

  • If your wifi or internet connection is not reliable or too slow, you will be disconnected. Use a more reliable internet connection. We don’t recommend using public wifi hotspots because they can be unreliable.