A new app update google meet will allow users of the video call platform to send files through their internal chat without the need to be assisted by complementary platforms or leave the meeting website.
According to the publication on the official blog of Google Workspacethis function will not only allow sharing documents with the users who are present in the virtual meeting, but other people who are in the virtual meeting may also be included in the list of recipients. Guest List of the meeting even if they are not present at it.
This will be done through a links of access to the file in addition to the one that corresponds to the notification which includes a link direct to enter the virtual meetingso the shared document permission is not limited to the duration of the video conferencebut extends beyond the end of it.
How the file sharing option works
The publication in it Blog of Google indicates that this function of sending files can be done with contents that is being projected on a shared screen within the platform, although it is not specified in detail if this characteristic it could also include additional files that have not been previously stored in Google Drive.
To use this way of sharing documentsthe Share button should be located in the lower right corner of the screen of projection of meets. After pressing that optionusers who are part of the meeting will be able to see a message notification within the chat of the platform and when you open the pop-up window a link will appear that will take you directly to a archive of Drive which you can enter with just one click.
To further customize the feature, users who shared the access to the document through the chat meets can choose who is given access to this feature via a pop-up window in which you can limit access to the archive only to the people who are present in the meeting or include the users whose name or mail are included in Google Calendar as guests at the virtual meeting.
According to the company, this new function It is relevant because sharing files can be done easily without having to switch to other windows or Applications even if they are also part of the ecosystem of Google.
“This makes it easy for meeting attendees to follow along with your presentation, find and reference your material later, and continue working on meeting action items,” the blog post says. Google Workspace.
On the other hand, the launching of this new function It will not be immediate, but will be gradual. The company maintained that this feature began to be visible in some meetings from the January 25 and it will be from February 14 of the 2023 that more people will be able to experiment with the feature as it appears on their devices.
To access file submission within google meet it will not be necessary for people to have access to any particular type of story. Users with personal accounts and those with professional accounts such as Google WorkspaceG Suite Basic and accounts business they will also be able to access this function without restrictions and with the same specifications.