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New to integrated Gmail

  1. Learn about the new integrated Gmail layout

    Gmail has a new integrated view to organize Mail, Chat, Spaces, and Meet in one place. With the new layout, you can: View Google apps integrated into the Gmail main menu View specific app menus in the collapsible panel Get notified of new Chat and Space messages through notification bubbles Point to each app’s icon to preview what’s going on without switching context Show or hide the side panel New app menu experience Google's Mail, Chat, Spaces, and Meet apps are now integrated into the Gmail main menu. The main menu of each app displays in a collapsible panel. You can hide or show the collap…
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  2. Get started with the integrated experience in Google Workspace

    Get things done with Google Workspace Now you can get email, chat, and meetings—all your online communication streams—in one familiar place. Below, you can learn how to get started with the integrated experience in Google Workspace, use the different communication streams, explore new features, and troubleshoot issues. Get started You can now communicate through email, one-on-one or group chat, and audio or video meetings, all without leaving Gmail. You can turn on the integrated experience in Google Workspace by turning on Google Chat. Choose the right channel You can choose the right communi…
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  3. Create & manage spaces in Gmail

    You can create a space for ongoing and long-term conversations. When you create a space, you can: Name the space. Split the conversation into threads. Invite people or groups. Important: To add someone to a space, they must have a personal, work, or school account. If they don't, learn how to create a Google account.
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  4. Start or join a video call from Gmail

    You can start or join face-to-face video calls while in Gmail. Want to get more out of Google apps at work or school? Sign up for a Google Workspace trial at no charge. Tip: To make sure you don't join a meeting with an expired code and to better plan for the future meetings you create, check when meeting codes expire. Learn about Google Meet meeting codes. Related topics Filter out noise from your video calls on Google Meet Use breakout rooms in Google Meet
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  5. Create a task in Gmail

    You can create, assign, edit, complete and delete group Tasks in Gmail. As a member of the space, you can create and manage group Tasks within a space. Tasks will appear in the space where they were created and in the assignee’s personal Tasks list. Creating a task and any major updates such as assigning or completing the task will notify everyone through the space. Tip: All spaces and their members can create and manage all Tasks. If you're using a Google Workspace account, your organization needs to turn Tasks on to use them. Please contact your Google Workspace administrator.
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  6. Send a chat message in Gmail

    You can message someone through: A personal Gmail account A Google Workspace account used at work or school, if their organization allows it Chat or classic Hangouts You may have been moved to Google Chat and may no longer be able to use classic Hangouts on some platforms. You can send a direct message to someone outside your organization, but you can't include external people in an internal group message. A badge by a person’s name shows they're outside your organization. To message back, the recipient must first accept your request. Important: Your child can use Chat in the Gmail app, or in …
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