Google is rolling out its impressive noise cancellation in Google Meet on Android and iOS, but unfortunately it won’t be available to everyone – you must be a G Suite Enterprise or G Suite Enterprise for Education customer to take advantage of the handy feature, Google says. Google first launched it for the web in June.
The technology is designed to dampen background noise such as a keyboard or a barking dog during a Google Meet call. If you want to get an idea of how effective it can be, check out this one VentureBeat June video from Serge Lachapelle, a director of product management at G Suite, showing how noise canceling technology smooths out a crinkled snack bag, a marker pen, and a clinking glass (go to 1
Google’s G Suite updates blog states that the noise canceling feature is turned off by default on mobile devices, but you can turn it on during a call by going to the call settings. (Here’s Google’s guide on how to do this.) The feature is available starting today and should be fully implemented within a few days.