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Conduct direct 1:1 calls with people outside your video calling network on Google Meet mobile

What’s changingEarlier this year, we introduced cloud-encrypted 1:1 video calls between users in the same domain using the Meet mobile app. In the coming weeks, users from outside of your domain will be able to initiate 1:1 video calls with your users and vice versa. Admins will be able to pre-configure this functionality as on or off for their users...

Tue Feb 27, 2024 22:46
New ways to annotate Google Docs

What’s changingWe’re excited to announce a new feature, markups in Google Docs, which gives you more flexibility when providing feedback in a document. The new markups experience lets you add handwritten annotations to documents with a stylus or your finger when using an Android device.  Markups can be useful in numerous scenarios, such as: Colleagues...

Tue Feb 27, 2024 18:57
Available in open beta: the Groups Admin role can now be provisioned for specific group types

What’s changingThe Groups Admin role can now be assigned for security groups or non-security groups. Previously, those with the Groups Admin role had access to all groups within an organization. This change gives administrators more granular delegation of group admin responsibilities, helping limit access to the most sensitive groups to only those who...

Mon Feb 26, 2024 22:10
Easily identify which unread threads are most relevant to you in Google Chat

What’s changing Last year, we announced that all newly created spaces in Google Chat will be in-line threaded. This streamlined user experience enables you to reply to any message and create a separate discussion isolated from the main conversation. We also introduced several updates, such as home, mentions and starred messages to help you find what...

Mon Feb 26, 2024 20:39
Now generally available: Import and convert sensitive Excel files into client-side encrypted Google Sheets

What’s changingYou can now import and convert sensitive Excel files into Google Sheets with client-side encryption. When collaborating with external and internal stakeholders, you may find yourself working across both Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel. This update keeps your work moving by layering interoperability on top of the privacy benefits of...

Mon Feb 26, 2024 18:56
Google Workspace Updates Weekly Recap - February 23, 2024

1 New updateUnless otherwise indicated, the features below are available to all Google Workspace customers, and are fully launched or in the process of rolling out. Rollouts should take no more than 15 business days to complete if launching to both Rapid and Scheduled Release at the same time. If not, each stage of rollout should take no more than 15...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 22:11

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