Working with remote and in-office colleagues? Learn how to thrive in hybrid work environments.

Gmail cheat sheet

For Google Workspace customers: If you don’t see certain features, contact your administrator.


" "

Send email, chat with colleagues, and start or join video meetings right from Gmail.

Get Gmail: Web (, or iOS

Email, chat, and collaborate


Download the the Gmail app to:

   ""   1 Open email
  2 Open direct chats
  3 Open spaces for teams
  4 Open video & audio meetings

Send and receive email


From the Gmail tab, you can:

 ""   1 Change your status or email view  
  2 Open an email 
  3 Tap Compose to create an email

Chat with colleagues


From the Chat tab, you can:

     1 Change your status 
  2 See someone’s status
  3 Tap New chat to chat with a person, space, or app
  4 Open a chat message
Note: If you use Gmail through work or school, you might not see apps if your administrator has turned them off for your organization.

Collaborate in a space



From the Spaces tab, you can:


"" ""   1 Open a space
  2 Tap New space to create or find a space
  3 Add people and more 
  4 Search in a space 
  5 Access chats, shared files, or tasks
  6 See and reply to chats
  7 Tap New thread to start a new topic  

Start or join video meetings


From the Meet tab, you can:


""   1 Change your status 
  2 Create a meeting
  3 Join a meeting using a code or nickname
  4 Tap to join a scheduled meeting


Was this helpful?
How can we improve it?
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu
Search Help Center