How To Pin Someone On Google Meet

Do you want to display a participant’s video feed on your screen meeting throughout the meeting? Or do you want to make sure that the presentation is on your screen at all times? In any case, you can pin items during your meetings on Google Meet. Follow our tutorials below, and we’ll show you how to do so.


During a meeting on Google Meet, the app automatically selects the video layout depending on the activity and number of participants in the room. You can also manually select the layout that you prefer to use on the app.

However, we understand that there might be situations where you’ll want to display someone or a presentation on your screen throughout the meeting. When that happens, you can pin the tile on your screen.

Here’s our guide about pinning an item during a meeting on Google Meet.

How to pin a participant or presentation on Google Meet

If you want to always display a participant or item on your screen during your meetings, you can use the pin option on the app. You can pin up to three items on your screen at the same time in your meetings done from your computer.

You can use the pin option on Google Meet whether you’re attending a meeting from your phone or computer. Check our tutorials below, and we’ll cover the steps on both devices.

On your computer:

  1. Open the Teams web app and sign in to your account.
  2. Host or join a meeting on the app.
  3. Click the People icon at the bottom of the meeting window.

  4. Click the Pin icon on the person or presentation that you want to always display on your screen.

Please note that you can pin up to three items at the same time from the Meet web app. You’ll receive an alert when you reach the maximum number of pinned users or presentations during the meeting.

On your phone:

  1. Launch the Teams mobile app and sign in to your account.
  2. Join or host a meeting on the mobile app.
  3. Tap the three dots icon on a participant’s tile.

  4. Tap the Pin option on the menu.

When you pin someone on your screen, they’ll appear on it at all times, even when someone else speaks during the meeting. You can unpin a participant by tapping the icon on their tile.

To wrap things up

Now that you know how to pin a user or presentation on Teams, you can display an item on your screen throughout the meeting. In this way, the app won’t switch out your pinned item automatically, depending on your layout.

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