Google Meet already has noise cancellation in its Android app

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This function is what we find on other competing platforms, which means that the service provided in Google’s commitment to video calls is being improved. In this way, such calls will be much more comfortable in conferences or for video calls in the university environment, one of their main focuses today.

Google Meet filters audio through the cloud

After other functions implemented such as background blurring, in order to improve the service in a more professional environment. Now with this noise cancellation, get that our voice is heard more clearly and clearly, without the presence of external noise. However, this new functionality may raise some doubts.

And how does the software recognize that there is outside noise? Google Meet has given you a new functionality to your AI so that you can differentiate our voice with the noise that can be generated externally. Google Meet can filter out background noise to make calls possible from any environment. This includes keyboard typing, opening and closing doors or even a construction outside the window.

How to enable noise cancellation on Google Meet

Being a new function, surely we do not have it activated by default. Therefore, that necessary enable it manually so that it cancels the outside noise and the listeners understand our voice better when speaking. The Google Meet interface is quite simple, but to activate it we must do the following:

  1. Install the latest version of the Google Meet app in the Play Store.
  2. Give the required permits for its operation, both the microphone and the video.
  3. Once in the interface, we must go to the menu “Plus”.
  4. Surely, we click on “Setting”.
  5. And finally we select “Noise Cancellation” to enable the function.
Google Meet: secure video calls
Google Meet: secure video calls

On the other hand, we must bear in mind that this function will not be available to all users, unfortunately. Among the many services that Google has, only those who G Suite Enterprise and G Suite Enterprise for Education customers, but not G Suite Basic, G Suite Business, G Suite for Education, or G Suite for Nonprofits. There are also regional restrictions, specifically in South Africa or the United Arab Emirates.