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Start a Meeting Instantly

GoToMeeting is ready whenever you are! You can start an unscheduled meeting any time you want using the desktop app, web account or mobile apps – no notice needed. These instant meetings are also known as "Meet Now" sessions.

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Start an instant session from the web

Start an instant session from the desktop app

Start an instant session from the iOS app

Stat an instant session from the Android app

Start an instant session from the web

  1. Log in at https://global.gotomeeting.com.
  2. Launch a new meeting as follows:

  3. A new session will immediately launch! You can then invite your attendees.

    Check out the training videos for Windows and Mac to learn more about how to control your audio, share your screen, and use other features during a meeting.

Start an instant session from the desktop app

Downloading the desktop app is available on paid plans only. Learn more.

  1. Access the desktop app menu as follows:
    • If it is not currently running, locate the application on your computer and open it.
    • If it is already running, right-click the daisy icon in the system tray (Windows) or toolbar (Mac).
  2. Select Meet Now.
  3. A new session will immediately launch! You can then invite your attendees. Check out the training videos for Windows and Mac to learn more about how to control your audio, share your screen, and use other features during a meeting.

Start an instant session from the iOS app

Mobile apps are available on paid plans only. Learn more.

For those organizers who are always on the go, you can start a meeting instantly with a couple taps! 

1. Tap My Meetings in the toolbar (you must be logged in to see this tab).

2. Tap Meet Now at the bottom of the page.

3. A new session will automatically launch.

Organizers on iPhone 6S and later devices can also use 3D Touch to start an instant meeting even quicker.

1. Tap and hold the app icon on your home screen. Please note the pressure of the hold depends on your 3D Touch sensitivity, which can be adjusted in your phone settings.

2. Navigate to Meet Now.

3. A new session will automatically launch.

Note: If you are not logged in and use 3D Touch to launch an instant meeting, you will be directed to the Sign In screen of the app.

Stat an instant session from the Android app

Mobile apps are available on paid plans only. Learn more.

  1. First, log in to the app.
  2. Select the Plus icon and then select Start your meeting OR select My Account in the upper toolbar to get to your profile page, select your recurring room, and then select Start the meeting. .  

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