As we can now see, Google has slowly opened Meet up to more Gmail users, and for the most part things have gone well. However, some people have complained that the tool takes up too much space in the sidebar, and as such, they would like to find a way to regain that space.
Remove Google Meet from Gmail
Many people tend to use the sidebar for labels, so the question now is: can we remove Google Meet from the Gmail sidebar, or are we stuck with it? Of course you can. We’ll see how we can do this to make life easier when using Gmail.
In fact, there are several ways to remove Google Meet, so as expected, we will discuss these options in detail.
- Remove Google Meet with the official option
- Click the quote icon
- Move Meet functionality to the right
It’s time to discuss the deletion Google Meet more in detail.
1]Remove Google Meet with official option
OK, so the first thing you’ll want to do here is open Gmail through your web browser. At the top right of the page, click the gear iconthen select Settings.
In the Settings menu, click Chat and meetand from this tab, search for Meet, then click on Hide the Meet section in the main menu.
Now, if for some reason you don’t see the Chat and Meet tab, we suggest you wait a few days as the feature is slowly rolling out to Gmail users around the world.
2]Click on the quote icon
Another way to get rid of Google Meets from Gmail, is to click on the quote icon under the chat section located at the bottom left corner.
Clicking the icon will hide Google Meet immediately, and to get it back, just click again.
3]Move the Meet feature to the right
Since labels are usually on the right and you still want to use Meet next to labels, what are the options?
Well, how about moving Google Meets to the right side of the screen? Yes, that sounds like a great idea.
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This ensures that Meet doesn’t interfere with labels, so you can have your cake and eat it too.
Now, to move Meet to the right, click the gear icon again, then navigate to the Advanced tab.
Now you need to select right cat under the tab, press the To save button and that’s it.