Google Meet Provides Hosts With Tools To Silence Disruptive Attendees
Previously, the feature was only available when using Google Meet on a computer, but the company now allows hosts and co-hosts to lock all attendees’ audio and video from devices. iOS. According to a update in the Google workspace blog however, Google also plans to make this feature available for Android smartphones early next year.
By giving hosts and co-hosts the ability to mute all attendees and prevent them from using their cameras, it will be easier to keep meetings on track and productive as there will be less disruption. .
Audio lock and video lock
However, when this feature is enabled, mobile participants can be removed from a meeting if their device does not have the latest version of Meet or Gmail app, Android OS version M or later or iOS version 12 or later. Once the feature is disabled, these deleted participants will be able to join a meeting.
It’s also worth noting that this feature is available to all Google Workspace customers as well as all G Suite Basic and Business customers.
While employees, managers, and partners are a little better at calming themselves down in a meeting, audio locking and video locking can be especially useful for teachers and educators who conduct distance learning courses using from Google Meet.