The way forward for Google’s enterprise communication providers is tight integration with Gmail. That mentioned, there’ll at all times be a necessity for the standalone Meet app, which Google is now redesigning to seem like the not too long ago added Gmail tab.
Replace 10/9: The Gmail-inspired Google Meet redesign is now out there for Android. As of at this time, it’s widely rolled out to “Necessities, Enterprise Starter, Enterprise Normal, Enterprise Plus, Enterprise Necessities, Enterprise Normal, Enterprise Plus, Training, Enterprise for Training, and Nonprofits prospects in addition to customers with private Google Accounts.”
We’re updating the consumer interface (UI) of the Google Meet cellular apps for Android and iOS. The brand new cellular UI may have the identical feel and look as that of the assembly expertise within the Gmail app.
Unique 9/11: Google Meet at this time opens instantly to your front-facing digicam feed. A backside sheet has buttons for “New assembly” and “Assembly code,” whereas sliding up allows you to see video calls scheduled in Calendar.
This Google Meet redesign drops the stay preview for an instantaneous “My conferences” listing. Like in Gmail, there are buttons for “New assembly” — with three choices: Get assembly becoming a member of data to share with others, Begin a Meet name immediately, or Schedule a brand new assembly in Google Calendar — and “Be a part of a gathering” above. Your profile picture is within the top-right nook, whereas this design retains a navigation drawer.
Instantly leaping to a digicam view was at all times a bit jarring, and this helps unify the expertise. It’s additionally simpler for Google to take care of one design. Some companies won’t use Gmail, however nonetheless wish to leverage Google Meet for video conferences. For these customers, a standalone utility is important.
This revamp is rolling out on iOS proper now (version 45+), and Android will comply with up. The redesigned Google Meet will probably be out there for all G Suite and private accounts.
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