What you want to know
- Google Meet is rolling out a stay sharing function.
- The brand new functionality will permit assembly individuals to work together with movies, songs or video games being shared.
- It should help Spotify and YouTube, in addition to a couple of video games.
Video conferences can get fairly monotonous within the course of, so Google is introducing a brand new stay sharing function to Meet to avoid wasting name individuals from boring company converse.
Google has introduced (opens in new tab) that it’s launching stay sharing on Meet to provide name individuals a enjoyable method to spend their breaks. The stay sharing function was beforehand noticed in an app teardown a couple of days in the past. It should take your group name to a different service that you just need to live-share with different individuals.
At the moment, it helps a handful of apps and video games, together with YouTube, Spotify, Heads Up!, UNO! Cell, and Kahoot! Google Meet’s integration with these providers will will let you watch YouTube movies or take heed to Spotify songs along with your group research mates or workplace colleagues throughout an icebreaker, for instance.
To get began, merely faucet the overflow menu and open the “Actions” part. From there, you may discover a checklist of providers that you may share with different folks in your name. Once you select to launch Spotify, for instance, the decision can be redirected to the music streaming service by way of its group session mode. Spotify launched this function in 2020 to make it simpler to share a music expertise with distant buddies, although it is at the moment solely accessible to Premium subscribers.
Google stated that it additionally began including these new options to the Duo app over the previous few weeks in gentle of the app’s complicated transition to Meet. The replace is ready to be accomplished on smartphones and tablets earlier than the tip of the month.
It ought to be famous that Meet already helps sharing your display with name individuals. Nonetheless, that have is confined inside a bunch assembly as an alternative of taking the decision to a third-party service.
Meet’s stay sharing function was additionally teased in the course of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 announcement on Wednesday. Nonetheless, its availability and the checklist of supported apps differ by system and nation.