How to fix reverse webcam issue on Google Meet

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The problem of the reverse webcam with mirror effect (mirror camera) on videoconferencing applications is more and more widespread. If you are using Google Meet for the smart working or the DAD, the image transmitted in a mirrored way over time could really become annoying.

That's why in this guide I want to explain to you how to fix reverse webcam issue on google meet and avoid the famous mirror effect that often causes unreadable content for you who are reading on screen or for those on the other side.



Also read: How to see all attendees on Google Meet

Reverse Webcam Solution with Google Meet

To overcome the problem of the reverse webcam or mirror flip camera (until recently there was the Google Meet Grid View (fix) plugin no longer working today), you need to install the extension VideoMirror by Steven Kemp in the browser Google Chrome. This is a plugin that will reverse the image sent in a mirror image to ensure that it can be displayed correctly.

Supports: Zoom, Vimeo, YouTube, Twitch e Google Meet, and will flip the camera over to match what others are actually seeing. But let's see how it works.

How to install and use VideoMirror

Open your browser Google Chrome (you can download it from this page) and after reaching the internet page of the extension VideoMirror in the Chrome browser, click on the button Add and then Add extension.

At the end of the installation you will see an icon "VM”In the extension bar at the top of the browser.


Go up Google Meet and start or join a meeting. You will see your video mirrored, but with the extension VideoMirror you will be able to flip the video. To do it, click on the VM icon, in the Chrome extension bar, and your camera on Google Meet will flip over.



The other participants, who had no perception of this problem even before as it is a problem that affects only the one who sees his image, will continue to see your image and documents correctly. The extension VideoMirror it turns out to be useful for you that you can watch your image and content without video mirror.

Here is an illustrative video on how VideoMirror works for Google Meet.

Alternative a VideoMirror

Here are two other great extensions you can use for your Google meet meetings.


Google Meet Flip Camera

If you have any problems with this plugin, you can try the extension Google Meet Flip Mirror Camera for Chrome, which has similar functionality.

Google Meet Grid View

To use this extension, after installing it by searching for the extension Google Meet Grid View by Chris Gamble, open Google Meet and click on the icon grid icon, from the Chrome extension bar. Select the item in the menu that appears Advanced Settings and in the section Behavior of your video in the grid, choose the item Flip the video over to make it the same as seen by others. And that's it.

Read also: How Google Meet works

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