Creating a Google Hangout video chat along with a calendar appointment makes it easy to have a conference with someone in a remote location. Instead of creating a regular calendar event and creating a Hangout at the time of the event, author Jess Stratton shows users how to create a future Hangout link from a calendar invitation. This way both parties are sure to click on the same link.
- [Voiceover] Many computers, monitors, and laptops…have built in cameras attached to them now.…Gone are the days when it was difficult…to have video conversation.…Now, it's just one mouse click away.…Let's create an event,…and easily turn it into a Google hangout…video conversation.…I'll create my meeting as usual,…by clicking the red create button on the top left hand side.…From here, I can give my event a title, as usual.…I can change the time,…and I can also add guests that I want to invite…to this video call.…
Now all I have to do is click add video call…underneath the location field.…I don't need to do anything else.…When I save this event,…a video link is going to be created automatically.…I'll click the red save button.…I'll choose to send the invitation to Cecilia.…And now my event has been created,…and here it is, sitting there waiting in my calendar.…When this event is ready to happen,…whether I'm on a laptop, desktop, mobile phone,…or tablet, I can initiate a video call,…right from this link.…
And if the other party hasn't joined yet,…
- List your options for creating an event with the Google search bar.
- Explain how to create a multiday event.
- Recall how to identify what calendar an event belongs to after you change the event’s color.
- Recognize which default view gives you a flat view of all events when customizing a specific calendar to place it on a webpage.
- Recall whether the year is available by default.