Google adds a big “Google Meet” button to the Gmail app on iPhone, iPad and Android. If you want more space in the Gmail app to see your emails, here’s how to get rid of Google Meet in the Gmail app.

Disabling Google Meet will hide the entire new bottom toolbar with its “Mail” and “Meet” icons, freeing up more screen space and simplifying your inbox. We’ll walk through the process on iPhone here, but the options are in the same place on Android.

The Google Meet button in the Gmail app on iPhone.

First, tap the menu button at the top left corner of the Gmail app to open its menu.

The button that opens the Gmail menu on iPhone.

Scroll down in the menu sidebar and tap the “Settings” option at the bottom of the menu.

Open the settings screen of the Gmail application on iPhone.

Tap your Gmail account name at the top of the settings screen to access your account settings.

Access Gmail account settings on iPhone.

Tap the slider next to “Meet” under the General heading at the top of the screen to turn off the Meet tab.

You have finished. You can exit the settings screen and return to your mailbox now.

Enable the Meet tab for video calls in Gmail on iPhone.

You can still use Google Meet by downloading the dedicated Google Meet app to iPhone, iPad, and Android.

Also want to get rid of Google Meet in Gmail in your desktop browser? You can also turn off Google Meet in the Gmail web interface.