Ways to track new releases

We're constantly making changes and introducing new features to improve our Google Workspace products. Here are several ways to keep up with what's new.

Read launch announcements

Use the Google Workspace Updates blog to stay on top of launches and learn essential information about new features and improvements to Google Workspace products. You can visit the blog any time. Or, you can subscribe to get updates by email or RSS feed:

  1. Open the Google Workspace Updates blog.
  2. To get a daily digest email when we publish one or more blog posts, enter your email address and click Subscribe.
  3. To see the updates in your preferred RSS reader, click Subscribe by feed.

Learn about upcoming launches in the GCC

Get insights into upcoming launches in the Customer Connect forum within the Google Cloud Communities (GCC). There, you can see our roadmap and preview upcoming launch announcements.

To access the Customer Connect forum, you must be allowlisted. Reach out to your Google account rep to get access.

Learn about alpha testing opportunities in the GCC

Learn about the available Google Workspace features to test before they’re available by signing up for the Alpha program page in the GCC.

  1. Open the GCC page and click Log in to ask a question.
  2. To register, follow the instructions in the Sign in to continue to the Community section.
  3. Fill out the Request for access to Google Workspace Alpha Community form, making sure to include your GCC username, to request access to the Alpha community page on the GCC.

    You’ll receive a confirmation email when you’ve been invited to join the Alpha community.

  4. Sign in to the GCC and click your profile picture and then click Messages.
  5. Accept the invitation to confirm your access to the Alpha Community.

    When you accept the invitation, you’ll be directed to the Alpha community page. This secures your future access and you need to make this request only once.

See feature rollouts on the release calendar

Use the Google Workspace release calendar to see what features are rolling out and when they’re likely to reach your domain. You can visit the calendar online or add the release calendar to your own Google Calendar:

  1. Open the release calendar page.
  2. Click + Google Calendar.

    Find Add to Google Calendar at bottom right.

  3. Check the box next to the calendar you want to add, or click Add all to subscribe to all calendars.
  4. The calendar appears on the left in your calendar, under Other calendars.

Review recent releases

See what's recently launched across Google Workspace in What's new in Google Workspace.

Sign up for email updates

You can subscribe to additional mailings for more information about product and feature announcements, tips and tricks, and other resources to make the most of Google Workspace.

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. In the Admin console, go to Menu and then Accountand thenAccount settingsand thenPreferences.
  3. Check the boxes for the mailings that interest you.
  4. Click Save.

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