Upcoming Google Workspace releases

Learn about the publicly announced products and features planned for Google Workspace. New items are added approximately every quarter, when launched features are removed from the list.

You can:

  • Use the Narrow by filter to search by product.
  • Filter the content using keywords.

To see products and features that already launched, visit What's new in Google Workspace?

Note: The list of releases is not an official commitment and is subject to change. Listed releases are not guaranteed to become generally available and may be modified from their current form. The table is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, and French.

ProductFeatureFeature descriptionStatus
Admin consoleAlert center and VirusTotal integrationProvides access to threat context and reputation data powered by VirusTotal. Identifies domains, file attachment hashes, and IP addresses within alert center notifications.Launched. Learn more
AssignmentsSlides support in originality reportsUse originality reports with Google Slides submissions. Check students’ Slides presentations for authenticity.In development
ChatArchive Chat messagesArchive Chat messages to a third-party archiving solution. You can use third-party archiving solutions to store Chat messages, reactions, and more from rooms and direct messages. Available at the domain and organizational unit levels. Early access to this feature is available to some customers.Launched. Learn more
ChatMark a chat as unreadUsers can remind themselves to return to a Chat message later by marking it as unread.Launched. Learn more
ChatSee a user’s availability before sending a chatUsers can see whether a Chat recipient is in a meeting, based on their Calendar status. If the recipient has a current meeting or a focus time block on their Calendar, a message appears in Chat. Users can wait to message the recipient when they’re available.Launched. Learn more
ChatChat rooms are becoming SpacesChat rooms are becoming Spaces, with a new name, logo, and experience. The change represents an evolution in the role of Spaces as places where people can come together and get things done—bringing together the best of Google Workspace in one place.Launched. Learn more
ClassroomClassroom activity logs in BigQuery and usage analytics in Google Data StudioAutomatically export your Classroom activity logs to BigQuery, allowing custom analysis on how students and teachers are using Classroom. Also, a customizable Classroom engagement report template in Data Studio, which connects with activity log exports. With these templates, you can see active classes, feature usage, and assignment activity for teachers and students.Launched. Learn more
ClassroomClassroom audit logs in the Admin consoleWith audit logs, you can see who took action on your domain and quickly get to the root of Classroom-related issues, such as seeing who removed a student from a class or who archived a class on a certain date.In development
ClassroomImproved offline Classroom experience on AndroidWe know that home and mobile internet connections aren’t always available or reliable, so we’re making the Classroom Android app work better even with intermittent connectivity. Students can access assignments, open any attachments, and work in offline Docs’ files.In development
ClassroomStudent engagement tracking in ClassroomMetrics and dashboards to help educators more easily understand and measure student engagement. Provides statistics to help track how students are interacting in Classroom each day.In development
ClassroomImport class rosters from student information systems (SIS)Provisioning classes for an entire school system can be time-consuming, especially for larger schools. You can create classes and add student rosters at scale by importing class rosters from SIS.Launched. Learn more
ClassroomSIS grade export with AspenTeachers can sync assignments and grades data between their Aspen SIS and Google Classroom, eliminating the need for them to keep grades in 2 places.In development
ClassroomClassroom app integrations with third-party EdTech toolsWe’re extending the Classroom UI experience with third-party content and tools. Developers can publish and distribute Classroom add-ons in the Google Workspace Marketplace. You can deploy and manage these tools so teachers and students can access everything in one place without having to navigate numerous accounts.In development
ClassroomMeet and Classroom improvementsImproving the Meet and Classroom integration by making it easier for teachers and co-teachers within a class to have ownership of a video call (which means students can’t start or own a Meet call), allowing students and teachers on the class roster to enter the call without knocking, and more.Launched. Learn more
Cloud SearchPeople search in Cloud Search and APIsAllows employees to easily find, learn more about, and connect with others. For example, find out what a colleague works on or search for an expert in a certain area.In development
DocsDomain spellingUse domain-specific data to make better spelling suggestions in Docs. Doing so helps users write mistake-free documents faster.In development
DocsMeet within Google Docs, Sheets, and SlidesCollaborators can now meet to work with others on a document, inside that document. When collaborating in Docs, Sheets, or Slides, users can join or start a meeting from that document. Once in a meeting, users can also transfer a call back and forth between the sidebar experience in Docs and the full Google Meet window.In development
DriveRequest approvals for documentsRequest approvals for Drive items and lock approved versions. For example, send a document to a manager, peer, or dedicated reviewer for approval. Approvers can leave feedback. When approved, the document is marked as approved and locked to prevent any changes.In beta. Learn more
DrivePin non-Google formatted files for offline editing with Google Drive for desktopPin non-Docs, Sheets, or Slides files so that they're available offline in Drive's web interface and Drive for desktop. For example, ahead of upcoming travel, mark .docx files stored in Drive for offline availability so that you can work on them without a network connection.Launched. Learn more
DriveClassify and organize Drive files with structured labelsYou can create and manage a set of classification labels that can be applied to files either automatically or by authorized admins. Labels can be used to denote sensitive files that require special handling, or to organize document sets for easier retrieval.In beta. Learn more
DriveGoogle Drive for desktop support for Apple silicon (M1) devicesDrive for desktop can run on Apple silicon (M1) devices.Launched. Learn more
DriveGoogle Drive for desktop, including Backup and Sync featuresUsers receive a simplified Drive sync client experience. Key new features include syncing system folders like Documents or Desktop to Drive, signing in and syncing from multiple accounts, and uploading from USB devices.In development
FormsDraft responses automatically saved for 30 daysDraft responses to forms automatically saved in the cloud for 30 days, or until the form is completed. This helps prevent the loss of responses if a respondent's browser or device crashes or if they lose connectivity.Launched. Learn more
FormsImproved settings menu structure in FormsWe're reorganizing and improving the visual display of menu items in Forms. The improvements improve the categorization of Forms settings and features.In development
GmailView best search results firstGmail now presents the top search results based on the best matches to your search query, in addition to showing all results in reverse chronological order. Find what you’re looking for at the top of the list.In development
GmailPerform refined email searches with new filtersGmail users can choose additional filtering options from richer drop-down lists for more refined searches. For example, when searching for emails by sender, users can choose from a list of suggested senders, or search for emails from multiple senders.In development
GmailRefine search results on mobile with search chipsUsers can now filter search results on mobile devices using search chips, as was previously introduced for the web. For example, you can type a query and further narrow results by selecting search chips, such as a colleague’s name or a specific timeframe.In development
GmailView highlighted keywords in search resultsGmail highlights query terms in search results, making it easier to find exactly what you're searching for.In development
GmailHelp users define search queriesWhen searching for content, information, or a specific message in Gmail, users are presented with new search chips for more easily applying filters, such as whether the message has an attachment or when it was sent. The search chips can remind users of available filters, helping them build more effective queries.In development
GmailFilters within labelsWhen viewing messages within a label, users are presented with new search chips for refining searches within that label. These include custom labels the user creates as well as system labels, such as Sent or Draft. The filters give users more options to narrow results.In development
GmailFind messages with new Inbox filtersGmail users have new filter chips in their Inbox for quickly filtering messages, such as by sender or date.In development
GmailSearch within labels on mobileMobile users can now search messages from within a label to return results within that label. Additionally, search chips are available for further refining searches within labels.Launched. Learn more
GmailEnhanced person search on Gmail mobile for Android Support for people search queries on Android mobile. When searching for people, the name autocompletes and users get helpful recommendations, such as files shared by that person. Quickly find a message, or content associated with a person.In development
GmailImproving queries with no results Gmail now has improved spelling suggestions and synonyms support providing better results for queries that previously generated no results.In development
Google WorkspacePeople search in Cloud Search and APIsAllows employees to easily find, learn more about, and connect with others. For example, find out what a colleague works on or search for an expert in a certain area.In development
Google Workspace MigrateMigration support for shared drive subfolder sharingAllows you to preserve sharing rights for additional users when migrating subfolders to shared drives.In beta. Learn more
IdentityConfigure SSO Identity providers by organizational unitAllows you to configure Google Workspace or Cloud Identity as the Identity Provider (IdP) for a subset of users and a third-party IdP for the remainder of users. This capability allows you to use Google as the IdP for users who don't exist in your third-party IdP.Launched. Learn more
MeetLow-light mode on AndroidAutomatically adjust video in low-light conditions on Android devices. Low-light mode intelligently updates your video quality so that you can engage confidently when joining a meeting from your Android device—wherever you are.In development
MeetHost video meetings with multiple moderatorsMeeting hosts can share hosting privileges with other meeting participants by promoting them to co-hosts. Allows the host and co-hosts to ensure that all aspects of their meetings are managed effectively and with control.Launched. Learn more
MeetReact with emojis in Google MeetEasily engage and express yourself with emoji reactions in Meet. You can pick skin tones for your emoji to best represent your identity, and react in meetings in a lightweight, non-disruptive way.In development
MeetClient-side encryption for Google MeetUse client-side encryption (CSE) with Meet. With CSE, data is indecipherable to Google as the encryption keys are managed by you using a third-party key service. This can help organizations meet privacy goals and regulatory requirements.In beta. Learn more
MeetMeeting safety moderation controls for enterpriseNew controls for managing participants in video meetings. Control who can present, chat, join the meeting, and more. These features make it easier for large groups to interact during a meeting.Launched. Learn more
MeetNoise cancellation turned on by default for Enterprise Plus usersTo help limit distractions, Google Meet can remove background noises. Noise cancellation is currently available on the web for Google Workspace Enterprise Plus customers, but was turned off by default. Now, it is turned on by default for these users who haven’t previously turned the feature off. The feature is already available and on by default for Google Workspace Business Standard, Business Plus, Enterprise Essentials, and Enterprise Standard editions.Launched. Learn more
MeetMeet within Google Docs, Sheets, and SlidesCollaborators can now meet to work with others on a document, inside that document. When collaborating in Docs, Sheets, or Slides, users can join or start a meeting from that document. Once in a meeting, users can also transfer a call back and forth between the sidebar experience in Docs and the full Google Meet window.In development
SecurityIRM for Drive DLPEnable IRM (Information Rights Management) enforcement as a DLP (Data Loss Prevention) remediation action for Drive files. Enables you to enforce IRM settings on documents that match DLP policies.In beta. Learn more
SecurityAutomated Classification with Drive DLPAutomate classification for Drive files based on content inspected by DLP.In beta. Learn more
SecurityDrive Labels as a DLP conditionConfigure DLP policies based on manually classified files in Drive.In beta
SecurityAlert center and VirusTotal integrationProvides access to threat context and reputation data powered by VirusTotal. Identifies domains, file attachment hashes, and IP addresses within alert center notifications.Launched. Learn more
SheetsMeet within Google Docs, Sheets, and SlidesCollaborators can now meet to work with others on a document, inside that document. When collaborating in Docs, Sheets, or Slides, users can join or start a meeting from that document. Once in a meeting, users can also transfer a call back and forth between the sidebar experience in Docs and the full Google Meet window.In development
SheetsPeople chipsAllows users to insert teammates directly into a spreadsheet. The chip displays rich information about contacts and, when hovered over, provides quick links to chat, email or start a video call. You can insert these chips using the menus, or by typing @ in any cell. Enhance your team project trackers to better understand ownership, or enrich your team rosters with more robust information on your colleagues.Launched. Learn more
SheetsImproved menu structure in Google SheetsSheets is getting a new menu display and structure that makes it easier to use spreadsheets on small screens and better categorizes Sheets’ tools and features.In development
SheetsManage large spreadsheets with multiple tab selectionUsers can select multiple tabs in Google Sheets and perform basic actions on the selection (moving the tabs together, deleting, duplicating, copying, coloring, and hiding).In development
SitesDomain-created templatesAllows users to start with a templated site. Saves time and increases uniformity across sites in a domain.Launched. Learn more
SitesConvert classic Sites to new Sites in bulk with classic Sites managerDomain admins, delegated admins, and end users can convert classic Sites to new Sites in bulk with the classic Sites manager tool. The new functionality helps organizations transition from classic Sites to new Sites more quickly and efficiently.Launched. Learn more
SlidesNew UI for Slides on iOSEnable users to easily review and comment on presentations from a mobile device with a new UI that makes it easy to scroll through a presentation, rather than view it slide by slide.Launched. Learn more
SlidesMeet within Google Docs, Sheets, and SlidesCollaborators can now meet to work with others on a document, inside that document. When collaborating in Docs, Sheets, or Slides, users can join or start a meeting from that document. Once in a meeting, users can also transfer a call back and forth between the sidebar experience in Docs and the full Google Meet window.In development
SlidesTheme font and color menuWe’re adding fonts to the on-theme styling options that are currently available for colors. Fonts that are associated with the theme of the current slide display at the top of the font menu for easier access and more efficient formatting.In development
Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu
Search Help Center
true
73010
false