Google Meet for Android surpasses over 10 crore downloads

Video meet app Google Meet for Android has surpassed over 10 crore downloads globally on Google Play Store.
Google Meet downloadThe platform doubled the install base in less than two-months’ time as more people turned to video conferencing owing to the global pandemic.

Google Meet passed 5 crore (50 million) installs or downloads mark on Google Play on May 17, according to app traffic and performance observer AppBrain. AppBrain figures indicated that the app crossed 10 crore installs on July 7.

The technology giant has achieved 30 times growth in daily usage of Meet app, with hosting 3 billion minutes of video meetings daily, according to Javier Soltero Vice President and GM, G Suite.

The search engine giant had earlier made Meet video platform free to anyone with a Gmail account, as part of Google’s Meet expansion.

Google Meet is free and anyone with an email address can sign up and start video calls. Users can see Google Meet on the left menu, with two options: Start a meeting and join a meeting.


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