For our students who are using Google Classroom in their classes this semester, we would like to introduce the Mobile App for Google Classroom and Google Meet to help facilitate your online learning experience with the comfort of your smartphone!
If you have installed Google Classroom and Google Meet on your smartphone, you would see those two app icons on your home screen.
The mobile Apps for Google Classroom and Google Meet can be found in the App store. Simply type in their names in the search tool and click install to download those two Apps in your phone.
Google Classroom App
In this new tab, click on your WUV email. Click okay.
You will see all your google classroom courses on this page. Click the course.
In the course stream, you will see any upcoming assignments or announcements for your course. Each course consists of course stream, classwork, and people.
Google Meet App
Finally, click the video icon on the top right corner to open the Google Meet App.
Click join meeting to be on a video chat with everyone else. Click present to share your screen with other people in the Meet meeting.
Here you can check the list of people who are in the meeting right now.
Next to the people icon, you can click the message icon to leave comments here. You can communicate with other students and the instructor in this chat.
Customize Google Classroom notification Setting
But out of all these benefits, the best feature about using a Google Classroom Mobile App is the ability to receive a notification on any announcements, grades, and assignments on your smartphone without having to wait until you turn on your computer to check them. To open the notification setting, click the three-line icon on the left corner of the screen.
In the setting, there are three following options of notification setting.
Send email notification:
You can eceive email notifications about any coming assignments, announcements, and quizzes.
You can select which class to receive both the email and mobile notification for. Disabling this feature will prevent you from receiving any email and mobile notification regarding your course.
You can receive notifications about any coming assignments, announcements, and quizzes through your mobile device. If you enable this feature, any notification regarding your Google Classroom courses will appear in your smartphone lock screen.
After you select your notification setting, go back to the course stream page. Now check your smartphone lock screen to see if the notifications appear on your screen. It should appear on your screen like this.
There are so many benefits of using Google Classroom and Google Meet Mobile App! Using the following Apps will provide you with a more user-friendly interface, a flexible and efficient online learning experience here at Washington University of Virginia!