Google Meet adds Spotify music, YouTube videos and support for live game sharing during meetings.
The famous search engine recently merged Google Duo and Google Meet into a single platform.
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And in turn, the tech giant has also started bringing some cool and convenient new features to its video calling and meeting service.
Google Meet brings Spotify, YouTube Live Sharing
In fact, the latest version of Google Meet introduces some pretty cool additions to the video calling and meeting platform.
Since the pandemic hit the world by surprise, many things have completely changed.
And one of the things that’s bound to last forever is the constant video meetings.
But it looks like Google is working to spice things up, making virtual calls less monotonous.
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According to a recent report by XDA Developers, the tech company introduces a new Live Sharing feature, which supports Spotify and YouTube.
Google service version 2022.07.23 first hinted that an exciting new feature is coming to Meet.
It includes a new Live Sharing feature, which supports Spotify and YouTube music streaming and podcasting service. Not to mention that it also brings popular games like Kahoot, Heads Up, and UNO.
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Spotify, YouTube Live Sharing: how it works
The new Google Meet feature allows its users to live share any song on Spotify and videos on YouTube while they are in a meeting.
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Apart from sharing videos and music, it also allows users to share a few games in video calls, which gives them something to look forward to in virtual meetings.
However, XDA Developers notes in its report that the latest feature does not directly integrate Spotify and YouTube into Google Meet calls.
Instead, the new feature is only limited to live sharing of videos, songs, and games. This therefore means that its participants will always have to open another application to use the latest functionality of the virtual meeting service.
According to a recent report by Android CentralGoogle Meet users could now listen to music, present videos, and play games during meetings without requiring participants to launch another app.
Without further ado, here’s how to use Google Meet’s live sharing feature.
- Open Google Meet
- Next, tap the overflow menu.
- From there, select the “Activities” section.
- It should list available services, such as YouTube.
- After choosing the service to share live, he must launch a separate application.
It should be noted that the live sharing feature would automatically redirect users to its group session mode.
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