Fix Google Meet ‘Infinite Loading’ issue

Zoom has come quite handy. since the first day of quarantine. Everyone was using Zoom from school to colleges, board meetings to job meetings, online gettogether to online birthday celebration can be possible from the overseas. Then suddenly, Google Meet pops in and accessed tremendously sharing the same platform as Zoom, but quite uniquely. Here we’ve shared how to fix Google Meet ‘Infinite Loading’ issue.

And still, some people prefer Google Meet over Zoom, because it can run straight from the browser window, and also it is easy to use. However, Google Meet can’t keep up with a heavy amount of people. As a result, this makes videos super laggy, and sometimes the screen gets stuck displaying “Connecting” which we call it “infinite loading” issue. Just stick to the guide till the end and we’ll show you how it’s done. So, without further ado, let’s get started.

Fix Google Meet ‘Infinite Loading’ issue

How to Fix Google Meet ‘Infinite Loading’ issue

There are a couple of workarounds mentioned below that you can try out right now.

1. Check Internet Connection

If there’s a connection problem, then that’s the reason why your video call ends up getting on loading. An intermittent network connection and a spotty internet connection can make your video call freeze. So it’s recommended to perform a troubleshoot your network connection.

2. Use another device

This issue has mostly encountered with Google’s own Chrome OS. So the devices like Chromebooks might annoy with this loading interference. Sio uses another device and visits Google Meet’s official portal and starts the meeting again.

3. Restart your System

If you’re using Google Meet on PC, smartphone, iOS, and even Chromebook. Its recommended to restart your system, this will fix all of the random glitches. Also, your device might need a restart just because you’re using it for a long time, and remember complicated problems get fix themselves when you perform a restart.

4. Reconnect the web camera

Sometimes, web cameras can bother you with different issues and one of them is video freeze. The only way to resolve the issue is to re-plug the web camera, just unplug the camera and plug it again.

5. Perform a Powerwash (Only for Chromebook users)

Powerwash is similar to factory reset for a Chromebook, also it is good to perform a complete power wash, this can make your Chromebook back to normal. Here’s how you can do that.

  1. Sign out of your Chromebook
  2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R keys and restart your device
  3. A box will appear > select “powerwash” and click on “Continue”
  4. Just follow the on-screen prompts
  5. Login back to your Google account
  6. And finalize the reset once it’s done

That’s it for now. You can comment below for your further queries or your experiences. Till then stay tuned for more info. You can also follow us on Google News or Telegram group below for real-time notifications whenever Gadget Headline publishes any post.

Hrishi is a B.S.E IT/Sales graduate from Mumbai who went on to work in neither of those fields in the end. It happens. He's a freelance writer, loves to travel, experiencing the things with that money which surprise him. Hrishi loved to watch anime, movies and listening to music but this doesn't mean he's a hikikomori. He always believes that there's so much in those things that we miss out on every day.

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