In recent weeks, many people have been looking for options to make video calls: either to be able to make telecommuting and hold meetings with the team, so as to be able to keep in touch with friends, family, or college mates. Currently there are many applications that allow you to make video calls, but not all of them are designed to be able to make quality calls and with many people. and here it enters Google Hangouts Meet, one of the best applications to perform video calls from home.
In this post we will give you the Top tips for making video calls at home with Google's Hangouts Meet app.
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Why Hangouts Meet for video calls
Hangouts Meet is Google's video calling app. This app can be found in the application package G-Suite by Google, addressed to professionally for collaborative work in the cloud, or free for private use. It is also important to note that many universities that have the Drive service included also have Hangouts Meet.
Hangouts Meet is one of the best apps for making video calls and it is fully designed to make smart video conferencing and a great user experience. We explain it better in Hangouts vs Skype: the best video calling app.
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4 tips for making video calls from home
1. Find the right site
To have a good performance when you are working from home it is essential to find a suitable place. If you feel comfortable, you can concentrate, and the site resembles your usual workplace, your productivity it will be better. In addition, you have to take into account that it also has to be a suitable place to discuss sensitive issues with your team or clients, and in which there is a good internet connection.
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2. Create the video call and invite the contacts
With Hangouts Meet you can invite many contacts to do group video calls. The process of starting video calls is one of the simplest among all applications. What's more, if you access it from a computer, you don't even need to install the app. The easiest way to do this is by creating the event in Google Calendar and adding people through your gmail or work account. It will automatically generate a urls with which with just one click you can access the video call.
If you want to know more ways to access video calls, we recommend that you read Hangouts Meet: your video conferences in 5 steps.
3. Turn on subtitles
Being able to activate subtitles is another of the great advantages of Hangouts Meet for making video calls from home. It can be very useful when the connection is not very good and the person cannot be heard well. To activate them you just have to click on "Activate subtitles" (option you may need to access via ).
4. Share your screen
Finally, if you are holding a meeting with your work team or clients, to improve the video call experience or make a presentation as if it were in person, you can share your screen and show any document, such as a Slides presentation, a image or a website. You only have to click on “Submit Now”, choose the mode of presentation (the whole screen or a window) and click on “Share“.
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If you are looking for an application to perform professional video calls from home or anywhere for your company, Hangout Meets it's a good option. To do this, you can get the pack Google G Suite for Business, and benefit from the many collaborative, cloud and security benefits what these contribute If you have any questions, as Google Premier Partner we can advise you on what you need.
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