Google Meet allows you can host a video conference and share your screen with colleagues and business partners. This article will guide you through the steps to host a Google Meet session, invite guests and share your screen with them.

Hosting a meeting

  1. Open Google Chrome and go to (to host a meeting you will need to be signed into Google)
  2. Click Start a new meeting
  3. You will be shown a preview of your meeting. You can toggle the sound and video by clicking on the mic/camera icons. A Red icon indicates that the mic/camera is disabled.

  4. To end a meeting, select Leave Call from the icons along the bottom of the window. 

Inviting Guests

  1. Once you're ready to begin, click Start Meeting. A meeting code will be generated which can be copied and shared with your guests.
  2. When a guest enters the meeting code and requests to join, you will receive a notification. Select Admit to allow them to join the meeting.

  3. You can view the current guest on the right side of the window. 

Sharing your screen

  1. You may wish to share your screen with your guests to show them information on your computer. Click the Present icon in the bottom right-hand corner of your screen. 
  2. You can choose to share your entire screen or a specific window. Select the option you would like and click Share
  3. A banner will appear along the bottom of your screen to let you know your screen is being shared. Click Stop sharing to end your screen presentation.