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A Starter Guide for

Engaging Online Meetings

Learning & Leading in the Virtual Classroom

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How to Hide Your Video
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In Google Meet

To switch camera in Google Meet, open the app and join a meeting

Tap on the three-dot icon at the top corner and select "switch camera" 

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In Zoom

How to Hide Your Video 

If you are eating, moving around or need a bathroom break, consider these options:

Unmute My Audio

Turn Off when not speaking

Stop Video

Toggles to just your name or Avatar.


Unpin Video

Toggles from the primary video you wish to see. Normally activates whoever is speaking.


Gives you the power to change your name

Hide “Self View”

If you are simply tired or distracted by seeing yourself, you can hide your own image but still allow others to still see you.


IN ZOOM you can also Right-click your video to display the menu, then choose Hide Myself. You no longer see the video of yourself


How to Hide Video in Zoom 


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