What’s new in Google Workspace (recent releases)

Learn about what new Google Workspace features and enhancements are available to your users.

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  2. To see the latest releases, click Release week to sort by date. The date indicates the Scheduled Release track.

You can also see products and features planned for Google Workspace in Upcoming Google Workspace releases.

Note: The table is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, and French. 

ProductDescriptionRelease week (YYYY-MM-DD)
AdminAssign SSO profile to organizational units or groups with the SAML Partial SSO feature, now generally available. Learn more2021-11-15
Admin consoleEnable advanced context-aware access to Google Workspace in the Admin console. Learn more2021-11-01
Admin consoleStay up to date with new Product updates and Alerts cards in the Admin console. Learn more2021-11-15
Admin consoleControl the display of user availability across Google Workspace products with a new admin control. Learn more2021-11-29
Admin consoleManage Gmail IMAP controls by group in the Admin console. Learn more2021-12-06
Admin consoleAdmins can install Google Workspace Marketplace applications for specific groups. Learn more2021-12-06
Admin consoleUpdated user interface for the App Access Control panel in the Admin console. Learn more2021-12-06
Admin consoleQuick access to restore recently deleted users from Admin console homepage. Learn more2021-12-20
Admin consoleUse a new enterprise certificate condition to set context-aware access rules for company-managed devices. Learn more2022-01-03
Admin consoleAppSheet Support is now available through the Google Workspace Admin console. Learn more2022-02-21
Admin consoleView more information on email delegate activity in the Security Investigation Tool. Learn more2022-03-14
Admin consoleUpdated and improved audit logs experience in the Admin console. Learn more2022-03-21
Admin consoleUse context-aware access to help protect Admin console access. Learn more2022-04-11
Admin consoleAdmins can now specify how individual Android apps update within the Admin console. Learn more2022-04-18
Admin consoleEasily manage storage related activity and policies through new storage management tools in the Admin console. Learn more2022-04-25
Alert CenterAdditional one-click recommended actions in the Alert Center. Learn more2022-04-11
Apps ScriptBuild custom, integrated solutions across Google Workspace with the new AppSheet Apps Script connector. Learn more2022-04-11
Apps ScriptAdditional functionality for the Apps Script Integrated Development Environment (IDE) Script Editor. Learn more2022-04-11
AppSheetBuild custom, integrated solutions across Google Workspace with the new AppSheet Apps Script connector. Learn more2022-04-11
AssignmentsOriginality reports are now available for Google Slides files. Learn more2022-01-24
CalendarSet aside time for focus in Google Calendar. Learn more2021-11-01
CalendarEasily see which account you’re currently using in Google Calendar on mobiles. Learn more2021-12-13
CalendarPrevent unwanted invitations from being added to your calendar. Learn more2021-12-13
CalendarSet tasks to repeat in Google Calendar. Learn more2022-01-03
CalendarManage overdue tasks in Google Calendar. Learn more2022-02-07
CalendarManage overdue tasks in Google Calendar. Learn more2022-02-28
CalendarDevelop Google Workspace add-ons to attach files to Calendar events from third-party services. Learn more2022-03-21
CalendarSet up host controls and assign co-hosts ahead of meetings in Google Calendar. Learn more2022-04-18
CalendarImproved user interface for sharing your working location in Google Calendar. Learn more2022-05-09
ChatUpdated emoji experience in Google Chat on iOS. Learn more2021-11-01
ChatSpaces in Google Chat can now be deleted. Learn more2021-11-15
ChatControl the display of user availability across Google Workspace products with a new admin control. Learn more2021-11-29
ChatStart and join meetings and audio calls from 1:1 chats using Google Chat in Gmail on mobile. Learn more2021-12-06
ChatImproved editing experience in Google Chat on the web. Learn more2022-01-17
ChatSee when a message is deleted in a Google Chat space. Learn more2022-01-24
ChatImproved search experience in Google Chat on Web. Learn more2022-02-14
ChatDefine and manage Chat Spaces, space descriptions, and guidelines with a new "manager" role. Learn more2022-02-28
ChatUpdated emoji experience in Google Chat on web. Learn more2022-02-21
ChatEnable discovery and sharing of Spaces in Google Chat. Learn more2022-03-21
ChatSpecify which Google Chat notifications from Chat and Gmail to receive when your iOS device is in Focus mode. Learn more2022-04-11
ChatUpdate to message ID in Google Chat audit logs. Learn more2022-04-11
ChatQuick access to additional actions when composing a message in Google Chat on iOS. Learn more2022-04-25
ChatCreate Spaces and Add Members with the Google Chat API, available in Developer Preview. Learn more2022-05-09
ChatSpace descriptions and guidelines in Google Chat rolling out now. Learn more2022-05-02
ChatSpace managers can now delete messages in Google Chat. Learn more2022-05-02
ClassroomGoogle Classroom now supports grade exporting to Follett Aspen, a third-party Student Information System. Learn more2022-01-10
ClassroomOriginality reports are now available for Google Slides files. Learn more2022-01-24
ClassroomSchedule posts for multiple classes in Google Classroom. Learn more2022-03-14
ClassroomCreate more interactive assignments with practice sets for Google Classroom, launching in beta soon. Learn more2022-03-21
Cloud SearchUse the Cloud Search Stats API to keep track of billable usage. Learn more2022-01-24
Cloud SearchNew document previews enhance the Cloud Search experience. Learn more2022-02-14
Cloud SearchUse People Search in Cloud Search and Cloud Search APIs. Learn more2022-03-07
Cloud SearchUsing document popularity in Cloud Search rankings. Learn more2022-04-18
ContactsView richer information about colleagues and stakeholders using people chips in Google Sheets. Learn more2021-11-15
CurrentsThe future of Currents and the next generation of collaboration in Spaces. Learn more2022-02-07
DocsEasily add to Google Docs with the new universal @ menu. Learn more2021-11-01
DocsAdd a page break before paragraphs in Google Docs. Learn more2021-11-08
DocsAdd a page break before paragraphs in Google Docs on mobile. Learn more2022-01-17
DocsJapanese grammar suggestions for Google Docs. Learn more2022-02-07
DocsNew smart canvas features in Google Docs. Learn more2022-02-14
DocsCreate or import text watermarks in Google Docs. Learn more2022-02-14
DocsStronger data security and privacy with Google Workspace Client-side encryption, GA support for Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Learn more2022-03-28
DocsMore assistive writing suggestions in Google Docs. Learn more2022-03-28
DocsCompose with Markdown in Google Docs on web. Learn more2022-03-28
DocsImproved announcements for braille comments and highlights available in Google Docs on Web. Learn more2022-04-11
DocsNew Emoji reactions in Google Docs on web. Learn more2022-04-18
DocsWarning banners alert users of suspicious Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides files on web. Learn more2022-04-25
DriveEnhanced menus in Google Docs improves findability of key features on desktop. Learn more2022-04-25
DocsUse new table templates and dropdown chips in Google Docs to create highly collaborative documents. Learn more2022-05-02
DocsJoin a Google Meet call from Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides. Learn more2022-04-25
DriveRefine search results in Google Drive with search chips, launching in beta. Learn more2021-11-01
DriveGoogle Workspace Client-side encryption beta expanded to include Google Meet and Google Drive for desktop. Learn more2021-11-01
DriveExtending Google Drive user blocking to include comments and mentions. Learn more2021-11-08
DriveEnhanced content classification, governance, and DLP with Google Drive labels. Learn more2021-12-06
DriveNew notifications when Drive content violates abuse program policies. Learn more2021-12-13
DrivePPTX file limit increase in Google Slides. Learn more2022-01-10
DriveWarning banners in Google Drive alert users of suspicious files. Learn more2022-01-17
DriveCategorize content and enhance content protection at scale with Google Drive labels. Learn more2022-01-24
DriveNew Navigation bar functions in Google Drive. Learn more2022-01-24
DriveChanges to Google Workspace storage policies timeline. Learn more2022-01-31
DriveSearch chips in Google Drive help refine search results and surface important files faster. Learn more2022-02-14
DriveSee Google Drive events involving external users in your audit logs. Learn more2022-02-28
DriveStronger data security and privacy with Google Workspace Client-side encryption, GA support for Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Learn more2022-03-28
DriveWarning banners alert users of suspicious Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides files on web. Learn more2022-04-25
DriveGoogle Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, Forms, or Jamboard files will count toward storage. Learn more2022-05-02
DriveEasily search for Google Meet content in Google Drive. Learn more2022-05-09
EducationGoogle for Education transformation reports window is now available. Learn more2021-11-08
FormsGoogle Forms API now available in open beta. Learn more2021-12-06
FormsEmbed linked Google Forms charts into Google Docs, Slides, and Drawings. Learn more2022-02-28
FormsCreate surveys, quizzes, and more using the Google Forms API, now generally available. Learn more2022-03-14
FormsNew beta for data loss prevention helps protect sensitive data when users upload files to external Google Forms. Learn more2022-04-11
GmailVisual updates and improvements for the To, Cc, and Bcc fields in Gmail. Learn more2021-11-08
GmailIndicate whether you’ll join a meeting virtually or in person, now on Gmail. Learn more2021-11-29
GmailStart and join meetings and audio calls from 1:1 chats using Google Chat in Gmail on mobile. Learn more2021-12-06
GmailManage Gmail IMAP controls by group in the Admin console. Learn more2021-12-06
GmailNew integrated view for Gmail features email, Google Meet, Google Chat and Spaces in one place. Learn more2022-01-31
GmailNew integrated view for Gmail features email, Google Meet, Chat, and Spaces in one place. Learn more2022-02-28
GmailMore information included in comment notifications to help avoid phishing and malware. Learn more2022-02-28
GmailJapanese grammar suggestions for Gmail. Learn more2022-04-11
Google WorkspaceManaged Android devices must upgrade to Android Device Policy by March 19, 2022. Learn more2022-03-14
GroupsMaking dynamic groups more powerful with custom user attributes and OrgUnit queries. Learn more2021-12-13
GroupsCreate dynamic groups by querying custom user attributes. Learn more2022-04-18
IdentityAssign SSO profile to organizational units or groups with the SAML Partial SSO feature, now generally available. Learn more2021-11-15
IdentityMaking dynamic groups more powerful with custom user attributes and OrgUnit queries. Learn more2021-12-13
IdentityUse a new enterprise certificate condition to set context-aware access rules for company-managed devices. Learn more2022-01-03
IdentityUse Directory Sync beta for fast and easy sync of users and groups. Learn more2022-01-24
MarketplaceAdmins can install Google Workspace Marketplace applications for specific groups. Learn more2021-12-06
MeetGoogle Workspace Client-side encryption beta expanded to include Google Meet and Google Drive for desktop. Learn more2021-11-01
MeetHost Google Meet meetings with up to 500 participants. Learn more2021-11-15
MeetStart and join meetings and audio calls from 1:1 chats using Google Chat in Gmail on mobile. Learn more2021-12-06
MeetUse new immersive backgrounds and styles for Google Meet on the web. Learn more2021-11-29
MeetLock audio and video during a Google Meet meeting from iOS devices. Learn more2021-12-06
MeetNew built-in interoperability between Google Meet and Cisco Webex. Learn more2021-12-06
MeetAutomatically move breakout room participants back to the original meeting. Learn more2021-12-13
MeetUse your Google Meet hardware-connected displays as digital signage. Learn more2021-12-13
MeetExpanded occupancy detection capabilities for Google Meet hardware devices. Learn more2021-12-13
MeetLive translated captions in Google Meet are now generally available. Learn more2022-01-10
MeetImprovements to Google Meet hardware issue troubleshooting. Learn more2022-01-10
MeetUse Companion mode with Google Meet hardware and Nest Hub Max to maximize collaboration during hybrid meetings. Learn more2022-01-24
MeetExpanded occupancy detection capabilities for Google Meet hardware devices. Learn more2022-01-24
MeetUse Companion mode with Google Meet hardware and Nest Hub Max to maximize collaboration during hybrid meetings. Learn more2022-01-24
MeetParticipate in Google Meet polls and Q&As on Chromebase for meetings. Learn more2022-02-07
MeetView bandwidth availability and usage during meetings via the Meet quality tool. Learn more2022-02-28
MeetConfigure Chromebase for Meetings display to automatically turn off when not in use. Learn more2022-03-07
MeetBackground noise reduction now available for Google Meet Hardware devices. Learn more2022-03-14
MeetBuilt-in Webex interoperability on Google Meet hardware expanded to devices with remote control. Learn more2022-03-14
MeetGoogle Meet attendance reports available now for education meetings with two or more participants. Learn more2022-03-21
MeetExpanded access for noise cancellation in Google Meet. Learn more2022-03-21
MeetNew Google Meet management settings for admins. Learn more2022-03-21
MeetNew port for Google Meet media and TLS support for Meet on mobile. Learn more2022-04-11
MeetAdditional improvements for Google Meet. Learn more2022-04-18
MeetJoin a Google Meet call from Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides. Learn more2022-04-25
MeetEasily search for Google Meet content in Google Drive. Learn more2022-05-09
MeetShare your video feed when using Companion mode in Google Meet. Learn more2022-05-02
MigrationGoogle Workspace Migrate is now generally available. Learn more2022-02-21
SecurityEnable advanced context-aware access to Google Workspace in the Admin console. Learn more2021-11-01
SecurityEnhanced content classification, governance, and DLP with Google Drive labels. Learn more2021-12-06
SecurityCategorize content and enhance content protection at scale with Google Drive labels. Learn more2022-01-24
SecurityUse context-aware access to help protect Admin console access. Learn more2022-04-11
SecurityStronger data security and privacy with Google Workspace Client-side encryption, GA support for Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Learn more2022-03-28
SecurityNew beta for data loss prevention helps protect sensitive data when users upload files to external Google Forms. Learn more2022-04-11
SheetsView richer information about colleagues and stakeholders using people chips in Google Sheets. Learn more2021-11-15
SheetsGoogle Sheets doubles cell limit. Learn more2022-03-14
SheetsStronger data security and privacy with Google Workspace Client-side encryption, GA support for Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Learn more2022-03-28
SheetsIntelligent corrections for formulas in Google Sheets. Learn more2022-04-11
SheetsWarning banners alert users of suspicious Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides files on web. Learn more2022-04-25
SheetsJoin a Google Meet call from Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides. Learn more2022-04-25
SitesCopy a single page or subset of pages in new Google Sites. Learn more2021-11-08
SitesUpdates to the transition timeline for Classic Google Sites. Learn more2021-11-15
SlidesPPTX file limit increase in Google Slides. Learn more2022-01-10
SlidesOriginality reports are now available for Google Slides files. Learn more2022-01-24
SlidesStronger data security and privacy with Google Workspace Client-side encryption, GA support for Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Learn more2022-03-28
SlidesSmart reply in Google Slides. Learn more2022-04-11
SlidesWarning banners alert users of suspicious Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides files on web. Learn more2022-04-25
SlidesJoin a Google Meet call from Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides. Learn more2022-04-25
SpaceThe future of Currents and the next generation of collaboration in Spaces. Learn more2022-02-07
TasksManage overdue tasks in Google Calendar. Learn more2022-02-07
TasksSet recurring task end options directly in Google Tasks. Learn more2022-05-02
VoiceSet custom rules for incoming Google Voice calls. Learn more2021-12-20
MeetGoogle Voice support for more Poly cloud-connected deskphones. Learn more2022-01-24
VoiceGoogle Voice calls between many European numbers are now included in Google Voice licenses. Learn more2022-02-07
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