How To Allow Dial-In Participants to Join a Google Hangout

For ease of access, many Hangouts Meet users prefer having the option of allowing dial-in participants to join in their Hangout Meetings. It allows users to join a Hangout by entering the phone number, pin, and pound sign that appears within the Google Calendar event, or by clicking a phone number from within the Meet or Calendar mobile app.

1. From the Admin console home page, click on Apps.

2. Click G Suite.

3. Click Google Hangouts.

4. Click Meet Settings.

Join a Google Hangout

5. Check the box that says “Provide a phone number and PIN for each video meeting”

Join a Google Hangout

6. Click Save. Please note, this feature may take up to 24 hours to propagate for all users after enabling.

A user can now join a Hangout by entering the phone number, pin, and pound sign that appears within the Google Calendar event OR by clicking the phone number from within the Meet or Calendar mobile app.

If you would like to learn more about Google Hangouts, like how to enable captions or how to make a call from a Hangout, check out our Knowledge Base.

 

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