Google Meet now needs to generate a link to start the meeting. This is useful for group meetings, but an additional step for one-on-one conversations.To address this issue and reduce the friction to start a meeting, Google Meet will soon Direct call function for 1: 1 call In the Gmail app (if you haven’t disabled it yet).
Google Meet direct call without invitation link
As the name implies, this feature is immediately useful Tap the call icon to start a call You don’t have to send an invitation link. When you press the call button, the recipient’s Gmail app will ring and a call chip will be sent to Gmail on the web. Recipients can choose to join the call from the selected device.
Google will further expand meet direct calls to other related spots in the future. “Our intention is to provide Meet calls to all natural endpoints in the workspace that initiate ad hoc calls, such as chats, people cards, spaces, etc., which is one-on-one within Gmail Mobile. First done in chat. App, ” Says Sanaz Ahari, Senior Director of Product Management at Google.
Another feature that appears in Google Meet is companion mode. Launched in November, this feature allows you to use your device as a second screen for video calls... The second screen can be used for screen sharing, chatting with other users, participating in activities, and raising hands.
Apart from these, Google is also working on translating meetings from English to French, German, Spanish and Portuguese. The company wants to support more languages in the future.