How to Send and Read Chat Messages in a Google Meet Session

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Meet users

You can chat in a Google Meet video meeting.

Retaining Google Meet chat history

How to chat with people in a Google Meet session step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Send And Read Chat Messages In A Google Meet Video Meeting Session - Step 1

While in a meeting in Google Meet, click the Chat with everyone icon at the bottom right.

Step 2

How To Send And Read Chat Messages In A Google Meet Video Meeting Session - Step 2

You can’t see any chat messages sent before you joined the meeting.

Type messages here.

You need to access the Host controls to prevent others from sending chat messages, as shown here.

Step 3

How To Send And Read Chat Messages In A Google Meet Video Meeting Session - Step 3

Participants who don’t have the chat window open can see chat messages at the bottom right.

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