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Google Meet Noise Cancellation feature reaches India, here’s how to activate

This tech is not new as Google announced it back in April. However, what’s new is that it is now rolling out to users in India.

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Until now we only heard about noise cancellation technology in headphones and earphones. However, Google is planning to bring this in its Google Meet team video conferencing software. The aim here, as expected, is to cut the background noise that might be coming while a user is speaking, something that makes it difficult to understand for other listeners. This tech is not new as Google announced it back in April. However, what’s new is that it is now rolling out to users in India.

The news comes from a Google Meet support page that now mentions noise cancellation rolling out to Australia, Brazil, India, Japan, and New Zealand in the coming weeks." Also confirmed is that this feature won’t reach users in “South Africa, UAE, and the immediately surrounding areas.” There’s no reason explained for this.

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Here’s how Google Meet’s noise cancellation feature can be turned off:

Step 1: Open Google Meet on the web.

Step 2: Click on the three dots on the bottom right corner of the platform.

Step 3: Next, click on the Settings button.

Step 4: Now click on the Audio settings.

Step 5: Next, toggle the Noise Cancellation button off and you are good to go.

Also read: Background blur to increase in participant view: New features coming to Google Meet

Google has been giving a lot of focus on its Google Meet platform, improving it constantly with new features and integrating it with other platforms as well.

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