No Google Account? Not a problem!

12 Feb, 2024
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As a non-Google user, until now you were able to join video calls in Google Meet on your desktop. But people that are on the road a lot were left behind. Not anymore, because Google now made it possible for anyone to join Google Meet video meetings on a smartphone, even without a Google account.

Excellent to use on the go
You can now quickly join a meeting as a guest without signing into a personal or work Google account or creating a new Google account. This functionality already exists for meetings on the web and, by expanding to mobile, guests now have greater flexibility for joining Meet calls on the go.

This will make joining meetings from customers/suppliers a lot easier!


What’s needed to join?
Because you don’t need a Google account to join, you’ll join as guest in that case.
To join as a guest, you need to:

  • Be on the Calendar invite for the meeting or have been provided the meeting code or the meeting link beforehand.
  • Before you join the meeting, you’ll be prompted to enter your name and “knock” (aka ask to join the meeting) to be admitted.
  • Once a meeting host or co-host accepts your knock, you’ll jump right into the meeting.


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Jonas Aerts
Jonas is passionate about simplifying the world. Getting things done is what he lives by and making it fun along the way is his daily goal. Jonas strives to offer an easier, better manageable, safer, more flexible Cloud-First Workplace and sees Google as an integral part of that mission. When not working, Jonas takes care of his daughter or looks up football news, his guilty pleasure. He loves to learn about different cultures, languages and opinions and likes to challenge the way he perceives the world. Therefore: travel is a priority in his life!

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