Google announces its Google Meet’s 3 billion minutes of online video conferencing a day

In a blog post, Javier Soltero, vice president of G Suite, announced that Google Meet, originally offered for secure business meetings, had been offered free of charge to everyone, according tomedia MSPoweruser. This means that anyone with an email address can sign up for free on and start using it. By simply clicking “Start a meeting,” a new window opens with a unique, secure meeting for them to join and then share with others.

Google announces its Google Meet's 3 billion minutes of online video conferencing a day

Users can also easily join the meeting they shared with you by entering the meeting code. You can also plan video conferences through Google Calendar or Gmail and invite people directly from Google Calendar or Gmail. Google Meet video conferencing provides a simple schedule, screen sharing, real-time captions, and layout based on the user’s preferences, including extended tiled views.

Google is also addressing accessibility issues, offering aD-driven auto-real-time captions for everyone, and offering useful features such as low-light mode that automatically adjusts users’ videos to make them more visible to others.

Google says its daily usage has increased 30-fold since it offered mettling Met’s premium features to all G Suite and G Suite for Education users free of charge in March, with Google Meet hosting 3 billion minutes of video conferencing a day and about 3 million new users added a day in April.

Google Meet is available to people for free on and iOS or Android. If you have an existing Google account (for example, if you are a user), you can sign in at or create one using your work or personal email address.