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What’s new in G Suite?

Learn about what new G Suite features and enhancements are available to your users.

  1. Use the Narrow by filter to search by product.
  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 G Suite in Upcoming G Suite releases.

ProductDescriptionRelease week (YYYY-MM-DD)
AccountsChanges to Brazilian account recovery and 2SV phone numbers for G Suite users. Learn more2017-05-15
AccountsNine third-party applications added to the G Suite pre-integrated SSO apps catalog. Learn more2017-05-08
Accounts10 third-party applications added to the G Suite pre-integrated SSO apps catalog. Learn more2017-09-25
AccountsTen third-party applications added to the G Suite pre-integrated SSO apps catalog. Learn more2017-10-30
Admin consoleGoogle Apps Script and App Maker metrics now in the Admin console. Learn more2017-05-01
Admin consoleManage email effectively with unified routing settings in Admin console. Learn more2017-06-05
Admin consoleIn addition to other apps, G Suite administrators can now automatically provision users to Asana, Dialpad, Freshdesk, Lucidchart, RingCentral, and Smartsheet. Learn more2017-06-19
Admin consoleTurn on Android Mobile Application Management with just a few clicks in the Google Admin console. Once enabled, Android users will be prompted to create work profiles as part of the "Add Account" flow in the Device Policy app. Learn more2017-06-19
Admin consoleGoogle Drive reporting shows activity-based metrics in the Admin console. Learn more2017-10-09
Admin consoleEasily choose the G Suite edition that best meets your needs. Learn more2017-10-09
Admin consoleIncreasing user undeletion window to 20 days. Learn more2017-10-16
Apps ScriptGoogle Apps Script is taking measures to counter its use in phishing attacks, including making improvements to the pre-OAuth notification page and adding limitations on per-day web app authorizations. 2017-05-22
CalendarWe've made some adjustments to the event editing experience in the Google Calendar app for Android, including improvements to the way we handle attachments, added accessibility features, and more. Learn more2017-05-08
CalendarGoogle Calendar email notification logs in Admin console. Learn more2017-05-29
CalendarMove events from one timeslot to another without leaving your current view in the Google Calendar app for Android. Learn more2017-06-12
CalendarSee Google Calendar events and reminders in the "Today" section of your iOS device (note—you need to enable them first). 2017-07-03
CalendarImprovements to Google Calendar Interop for Microsoft Exchange, with real time data, logging, and simpler setup. Learn more2017-07-31
CalendarIn the Google Calendar Android and iOS apps, you can now more reliably track invitation responses to events with more than 200 guests (just like you can on the web). Learn more2017-08-14
CalendarBetter manage large events in Google Calendar. Learn more2017-08-21
CalendarMaking it easier to join meetings from third-party clients. Learn more2017-08-21
CalendarAdmin console tools to better manage Google Calendar events of former employees. Learn more2017-09-25
CalendarTime for a refresh: meet the new Google Calendar for web. Learn more2017-10-16
Cloud SearchSearch more intuitively using natural language processing in Google Cloud Search. Learn more2017-09-18
ContactsAlready supported in the classic Google Contacts UI, custom fields will now be displayed in the Contacts Preview UI as well. Learn more2017-05-01
ContactsWhen you look at a user's contact details in Google Contacts Preview, we suggest adding information gleaned from Gmail messages with that user (e.g. the address included at the bottom of their email). Learn more2017-07-03
ContactsGoogle’s Contacts app (v2.1) available for more Android devices. Learn more2017-08-21
ContactsNew features in Google’s Contacts app on Android. Learn more2017-10-02
DocsAdd borders and shading to paragraphs in Google Docs on the web. Learn more2017-05-22
DocsChanges to chat in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Learn more2017-06-19
DocsNavigate the Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides Android apps using a keyboard hooked up to your device.2017-07-24
DocsNew Google Docs features to help power team collaboration. Learn more2017-08-14
DocsYou can now magnify your screen in Google Docs on the web. Learn more2017-09-11
DocsSave and open Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides files on the SD card on your Android device.2017-09-18
DocsNew languages now supported in Google Docs and Slides files, as well as Docs editors templates. Learn more2017-11-06
DocsInsert images more easily in Google Docs, Slides, and Drawings. Learn more2017-11-06
DriveMove Google Drive files and folders into Team Drives. Learn more2017-05-01
DriveEmail all members of a Team Drive using the Google Drive app for Android and iOS. Learn more2017-06-12
DrivePrevent users from creating Team Drives in Google Drive indefinitely. Learn more2017-06-19
DriveQuick Access in Google Drive now available on the web. Learn more2017-06-19
DriveBackup and Sync from Google now available. Learn more2017-07-10
DriveAn easier way to view changes to the visibility of Google Drive files. Learn more2017-07-10
Drive"Search like you talk" in the Google Drive Android app, just like you can in Drive on the web (currently available in English only). Learn more2017-07-31
DriveAn improved third-party sharing experience in Google Drive. Learn more2017-08-07
DriveData Loss Prevention now available in Team Drives. Learn more2017-08-07
DriveYou can now take action directly from a Google Drive iOS app notification (for instance, if you're notified that someone has requested access to a file, you can grant that access with just a click on the notification). This will work on iOS 9 and above.2017-08-14
DriveIf their admin allows it, a file editor can now move files into a Team Drive on Android, provided that the file's owner is also a member of that Team Drive. Learn more2017-08-28
DriveDrive File Stream launching to all G Suite customers. Learn more2017-09-04
DriveLimits on file access requests in Team Drives. Learn more2017-09-18
DriveUse Google Drive and the Files app to organize content on your iOS® 11 device. Learn more2017-09-25
DriveThe “Get link” option in the Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides Android apps has been replaced with two new actions (“Copy link” and “Link sharing") to make it clearer when a user is distributing a URL or changing access rights to a file. Learn more2017-10-23
DriveView and modify all of your Team Drives using the Google Drive API. Learn more2017-10-30
DriveThe “Get link” option in the Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides iOS apps has been replaced with two new actions (“Copy link” and “Link sharing") to make it more clear when a user is distributing a URL vs. changing access rights to a file. Learn more2017-11-06
FormsSmarter Google Forms to save you time. Learn more2017-07-24
FormsCopy a chart from the "Responses" section of a Google Form and paste it into other files. Learn more2017-09-25
GmailMaking email safer with anti-phishing security checks in Gmail on Android. Learn more2017-05-01
GmailSmart Reply in Gmail mobile apps. Learn more2017-05-15
GmailUnintended external reply warnings in Gmail to mitigate unintentional data loss. Learn more2017-05-29
GmailA new Gmail security feature that improves the early detection of phishing attempts for G Suite users. Learn more2017-05-29
GmailNew built-in Gmail protections to combat malware in attachments. Learn more2017-05-29
GmailGmail admins can now notify internal senders when their email gets quarantined. Learn more2017-06-12
GmailAnti-phishing security checks in the Gmail app for iOS. Learn more2017-08-07
GmailAddresses, phone numbers, and contacts now converted to links in Gmail and Inbox to save users time. Learn more2017-09-18
GmailSee the status of a Gmail message after it’s been delivered. Learn more2017-09-18
GmailHosted S/MIME supports advanced controls for Root Certificate Authorities (CAs). Learn more2017-09-18
GmailSmart Reply in Gmail, which recently launched in English and Spanish, is now available in Portuguese. Learn more2017-10-02
GmailDo more from your inbox with Gmail Add-ons. Learn more2017-10-23
Google+Invite all the right people to your Communities all at once. Learn more2017-05-08
Google+ We recently introduced the ability for Google+ Community managers and moderators to share an invite link on the web. This feature is now available on iOS. Learn more2017-05-29
Google+Adding new Google+ metrics to the Admin console and Reports API to better track usage and adoption at the user level. Learn more2017-07-10
Google+Find exactly what you want in Google+ with new search options and filters. Learn more2017-07-31
Google+Find content and communities from all across Google+ with the new Discover stream. Learn more2017-08-15
Google+Set restrictions on what content people interact with and share on Google+. Learn more2017-09-18
Google+Create a new post, share a photo or video, and create a new poll in Google+ direct from the homescreen on any mobile device running Android 7.1 or higher.2017-10-16
HangoutsWhen starting a conversation in classic Google Hangouts, you can now search for existing groups—in additional to individuals—so that you can follow up on earlier chats. Learn more2017-05-01
Hangouts MeetYou can now see your own video feed at all times when you use the Google Hangouts Meet app for Android in landscape mode. Learn more2017-06-12
Hangouts MeetHangouts Meet troubleshooting data to include mobile devices. Learn more2017-07-17
Hangouts MeetSend and receive chat messages in Hangouts Meet. Learn more2017-07-31
Hangouts MeetDial into a Hangouts Meet video call with an international phone number. Learn more2017-10-02
Hangouts MeetThe meeting room, by G Suite. Learn more2017-10-30
IdentityEnterprise Identity made easy in G Suite with Cloud Identity. Learn more2017-06-26
IdentityMaking two-step verification (2SV) deployment easier. Learn more2017-07-17
IdentityEasily create, delete, and rotate the X.509 certificates used with your SAML apps. Learn more2017-07-31
Identity If we notice that a user you're trying to create has a conflicting account, we'll now prompt you to email that user and request they transfer their personal account to your organization's new G Suite account. Learn more2017-08-07
IdentityMaking Google prompt the primary choice for 2-Step Verification. Learn more2017-10-16
InfrastructureProject Fi now available for G Suite customers. Learn more2017-06-26
InfrastructureChanging the default order of apps in the Google app launcher. Learn more2017-07-31
JamboardJamboard is now available. Learn more2017-05-22
JamboardObject duplication, faster sharing, and more with the latest Jamboard release. Learn more2017-07-17
JamboardRecognized handwriting editing, GIF support, and more with the latest Jamboard release. Learn more2017-08-07
JamboardJamboard available for purchase in Canada. Learn more2017-08-21
JamboardJamboard now available for purchase in the United Kingdom. Learn more2017-09-04
JamboardPresent a jam to a meeting from your mobile phone. Learn more2017-09-25
KeepUndo changes when editing notes in the Google Keep Android app. Learn more2017-07-10
KeepUndo changes when editing notes in the Google Keep iOS app. Learn more2017-08-07
KeepUndo and redo changes when editing notes in Google Keep on the web. Learn more2017-09-18
Mobile managementNew iOS® enterprise security features now available, including corporate contacts. Learn more2017-05-01
Mobile managementEncouraging more users to use work profiles on personal Android devices. Learn more2017-06-05
Mobile managementSet automated rules for mobile devices to protect your data. Learn more2017-07-10
Mobile managementManage Android Wear 2.0 devices with Google Mobile Management. Learn more2017-08-28
Mobile managementControl mobile app settings at the organizational unit and group levels. Learn more2017-09-04
Mobile managementManage system apps on company-owned Android devices. Learn more2017-10-30
SecurityManage access to third-party apps with new G Suite security controls. Learn more2017-07-03
SecurityBetter experience for SMS 2-Step Verification users with Google prompt. Learn more2017-07-10
SheetsVisualize data instantly with machine learning in Google Sheets. Learn more2017-05-29
SheetsRandomize a range of rows in Google Sheets on the web with just one click. Learn more2017-06-12
SheetsEdit the headers and boundaries of the table you're using in Google Sheets Explore. Learn more2017-07-10
SheetsYou can now zoom in and out of a spreadsheet in Google Sheets, without needing to zoom in or out of the entire web browser. Learn more2017-09-11
SheetsCreate custom headers and footers in Google Sheets. Learn more2017-10-09
SheetsAlign a chart title (left, right, or center) in Google Sheets on the web.2017-10-16
SitesCustomize your site with logos, matching colors, and more in the new Google Sites. Learn more2017-05-01
SitesGroup items vertically in the new Google Sites. Learn more2017-05-01
SitesDuplicate a page in the new Google Sites. Learn more2017-05-22
SitesAn improved publication experience in the new Google Sites. Learn more2017-06-05
SitesCopy and paste an entire section in the new Google Sites on the web. Learn more2017-07-17
SitesMap your site to a custom URL in the new Google Sites. Learn more2017-08-21
SitesSearch in the new Google Sites. Learn more2017-09-18
SitesEmbed websites as iframes in the new Google Sites. Learn more2017-09-25
SitesExpanded page hierarchy in the new Google Sites. Learn more2017-10-23
SlidesUse 5 new business-friendly themes in Google Slides: Streamline, Focus, Momentum, Paradigm, and Shift. Learn more2017-07-24
SlidesPresent like a pro: new updates in Slides designed to make you look good. Learn more2017-09-25
VaultMore precise, reliable data and other new features in Google Vault. Learn more2017-06-12
VaultManage legal matters and holds programmatically with the Google Vault API. Learn more2017-07-24
VaultExport data from Google Vault in PST format. Learn more2017-09-18