Google meet meeting time limit: Tech giant Google’s video chat platform Google Meet to Limit Meeting to 60 Minutes on Free Plans after September 30, Google Meet free versions will be limited to meetings no longer than 60 minutes. A Google spokesperson told The Verge in an email, “We don`t have anything to communicate regarding changes to the promo and advanced features expiring. If this changes, we`ll be sure to let you know.”
The Verge reported that the deadline of September 30 is also applicable to other features like access to advanced features for G Suite and G Suite for Education customers, including allowing meetings of up to 250 participants, live-streams of up to 100,000 people within a single domain, and the ability to save meeting recordings to Google Drive.
Those features are normally only available to customers on the “enterprise” tier of G Suite, which costs USD 25 per user per month. During the coronavirus pandemic, The Google Meet and other video-conferencing platforms have been chasing the meteoric rise of Zoom, with Meet passing 100 million daily participants back in April.
How to use Google Meet, free
To sign up for the Google Meet free version, go to the Google Meet page. Enter your name, email, country, and primary use for Google Meet (personal, business, education, or government). Agree to Google’s terms of service, and hit Submit. You’ll get a notification when the service is ready for you to use.
- Go to meet.google.com (or, open the app on iOS or Android, or start a meeting from Google Calendar).
- Click Start new meeting, or enter your meeting code.
- Choose the Google account you want to use.
- Click Join Meeting. You’ll have the ability to add others to your meeting, too. And that’s it! Happy video chatting.
Is Google meet free? Yes, Google Meet Video Conferencing App will be available for free on the web at meet.google.com and via mobile apps for iOS or Android. Anyone who has a Gmail account can sign in at meet.google.com to activate their Meet account. Meet can be a good alternative to Zoom as the app allows 100 people to participate in a single video call.