Upcoming G Suite releases

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

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ProductFeatureFeature descriptionStatus
AdminAccount settingsEnhanced company profile and account settingsIn development
AdminMalware security sandboxOpen attachments on VMs to detect malware before emails get delivered to user's inbox. Provides rules-based controls for inbound messages.In beta. Learn more
Apps ScriptNew dashboard and APIs to manage projectsUse an increased set of features to view all projects, review usage, investigate issues, and track project health. Includes a Management API to create, manage, and deploy Google Apps Script projects and an Admin API to track Apps Script data, such as deployment and adoption.In development
Apps ScriptFlexible quotas for built-in Apps Script servicesExpanded execution quota and a new, flexible quota model for popular built-in APIs.In development
Apps ScriptEasy connection to OAuth secured APIsEasily consume third-party REST APIs secured with OAuth.In development
Apps ScriptJob serviceBreak large jobs into "batch" processes that run in parallel.In development
Apps ScriptApps Script GCP Cloud projects adhere to Cloud policiesGCP Cloud projects that run behind each Apps Script project will be moved inside the Cloud organization so that they adhere to policies defined by admins. Apps Script developers can no longer access Cloud projects and don't need to go to the Cloud Console to enable Google APIs (Advanced Services).Launched. Learn more
Apps ScriptModern JavaScript runtimeMore performance and reliability. Supports ES2017.In development
CalendarOOO status in Gmail composeShow OOO status of recipients in Gmail compose if OOO has been set in Calendar.In development
ClassroomGradebookGradebook lets teachers view and analyze all of the grades for a class. Students can see their overall progress in a class.In beta. Learn more
ClassroomLocked mode quizzesLocked mode prevents students from navigating away from the quiz in their Chrome browser until they submit their answers.In beta. Learn more
Cloud SearchGoogle Cloud Search with third-party connectivityIndexing API and in-product experience for third-party content.In beta
Course KitMargin comments for PDFs, images, and videosAdd margin comments for PDFs, images, and videos.In development
Course KitLTI 1.3 supportImprove data reliability with LTI 1.3, the next version of the LTI standard.In beta
Course KitCourse KitA set of tools to help educators create, collect, and give feedback on assignments.In beta
Currents (formerly, Google+)Preserve posts of former employeesPreserve important knowledge and information shared in posts when an employee leaves the organization.In development
Currents (formerly, Google+)Currents Vault integrationCurrents content can now have retention rules applied in Google Vault.In development
Currents (formerly, Google+)Advanced searchEnable users to make advanced searches such as looking for posts between certain dates or within a certain communityIn development
Currents (formerly, Google+)Rebranded enterprise-only Currents productIn addition to the new Currents brand, users will see updated layout that brings Google's latest Material Design patterns to Currents, with new single-column stream layout, new formatting options for post content, and more streamlined navigation.In development. Beta coming soon. Learn more
Currents (formerly, Google+)Starring postsEnable users to star a post so that they can easily refer to it again later by navigating to the Starred stream.In development
Currents (formerly, Google+)Removing profile creation requirementCurrents users will no longer need to setup a separate Currents profile before starting to use the product.In development
Currents (formerly, Google+)Enhanced tagging supportAllow users to follow tags, view suggested tags while composing new posts, view tags that are trending in the domain, and view suggested tags to follow.In development
Currents (formerly, Google+)Customs streamsAllow administrators to setup streams of posts that are visible to the entire domain or to specific groups of users. Admins can use any of the supported Currents search operators to define the posts to display in a given custom stream.In development
Currents (formerly, Google+)Recommended Spotlight postsAllow leaders to create posts that are prominently recommended in the Home stream of all users in the organization.In development
Currents (formerly, Google+)Content administrator management toolsNew content administrator role that lets you manage the tags that are suggested to users, define the leaders in the organization, and define the custom streams that users will see.In development
Currents (formerly, Google+)Post analyticsAllow post authors to view detailed post analytics on how other users are engaging with their posts, including total number of views, comments, +1s, and reshares broken down by different groups within the organization.In development
DocsCompare Google DocsEnable users to compare two Docs and show the differences as suggested edits in a new Doc.In development
DocsOffice editingAllow users to collaborate on Office files using Docs, Sheets, and Slides. This will also include saving right back to the file format, roundtripping, unsupported content warning, and UI changes.Launched. Learn more
DocOffline pinning for Docs, Sheets, and Slides formatsPin Docs, Sheets, and Slides files so that they're available offline through Drive's web interface in Chrome.Launched. Learn more
DriveSlack channels and Team DrivesEnable teams to pair a Slack channel with a Team Drive so that content uploaded in Drive is automatically available in Slack.In development
DriveSet metadata in DriveGives you the ability to set structured metadata in Drive. In development
DriveRequest approvals for documentsGives you the ability to request and give binding approvals for Drive items, whether you are on your desktop or mobile device.In development
DrivePincode sharingEnable users without Google accounts to securely view, comment, suggest changes, and edit files.In development
DrivePriorityIntelligent access point in Google Drive that surfaces the most important files and relevant content for each user, to help them stay informed.Launched. Learn more
DriveSee Drive File Stream in the Google Device Management consoleYou can see which devices are using Drive File Stream in the Google Device Management Tool.Launched Learn more
DriveFolder sharing in Team DrivesAllows you and your users to grant additional access to subfolders within a Team Drive.In development
DriveOffice editingAllow users to collaborate on Office files using Docs, Sheets, and Slides. This will also include saving right back to the file format, roundtripping, unsupported content warning, and UI changes.Launched. Learn more
DrivePIN-verified visitor sharingEnable collaboration with users who don't use Google accounts through pincodes. Visitors who have the pincode can view, comment, suggest edits, and directly edit Docs, Sheets, and Slides, as well as other file types like PDFs and Microsoft Office files. In beta (beta closed). Learn more
DriveShortcuts in DriveEnable users to create shortcuts to keep pointers on working content they might not own.In development
DriveOffline pinning for non-G Suite file formatsPin non-G Suite file formats so that they're available offline through Drive's web interface, together with Drive File Stream.In development
DriveOffline pinning for Docs, Sheets, and Slides formatsPin Docs, Sheets, and Slides files so that they're available offline through Drive's web interface in Chrome.In development
DriveSearch for files from Chrome URL barSearch for files directly from the URL bar in Chrome.In development
DriveDrive sharing dialog redesignUnify and improve the Drives sharing dialogs.In development
DriveCustom link sharingAllows admins to set more granular recommendations for link sharingIn development
FormsTransition to new Forms UIOpen all copied Forms in the new UI and disable access to editing Forms in the old UI. In development
FormsQuizzes in locked mode on ChromebooksPrevent students from navigating away from a quiz until they submit their answers on managed Chromebooks.In development
FormsLegacy Forms UI fully-transitionedTurn off access to editing old Forms (open all copied Forms in the new UI).In development
G SuiteAutomate tasks in G Suite No-code apps to help automate busy work across G Suite.In development
GmailSignature support for AndroidSignature support for Android (currently on desktop and iOS).In development
GmailMTA-STS and TLS reportingGmail became the first major email provider to follow the new SMTP MTA Strict Transport Security (MTA-STS) RFC 8461 and SMTP TLS Reporting RFC 8460 internet standards.In beta. Learn more
GmailAdvanced anti-phishing and malware controlsNew controls, allowing admins to quarantine emails based on the controls.In beta. Learn more
GmailOOO status in Gmail composeShow OOO status of recipients in Gmail compose if OOO has been set in Calendar.In development
GmailMalware security sandboxOpen attachments on VMs to detect malware before emails get delivered to user's inbox. Provides rules-based controls for inbound messages.In beta. Learn more
GroupsAudit loggingImproved audit logging capabilities for changes made to enterprise groups.Launched
GroupsGroups-based policyEnable admins to apply policies using Groups in addition to organizational units.In development
Hangouts ChatChat in GmailReplace classic Hangouts with Chat in the lower left section of Gmail.In beta. Learn more
Hangouts ChatGuest accessEnable users to chat with people outside of their domain via direct messages and rooms where external guests can be added.In beta. Learn more
Hangouts ChatNew desktop appChat desktop app will be upgraded to Progressive Web App (PWA) and available on Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS.In beta. Learn more
Hangouts MeetAdaptive layoutsShow appropriate layout based on the context of the meeting.Launched. Learn more
Hangouts MeetVoice actions on Hangouts Meet hardwareMeeting controls (join, mute) through voice commands on Hangouts Meet hardware.In development
Hangouts MeetAcer Chromebase for meetingsA 24-inch touchscreen with 8th Gen Intel Core i7.In development
Hangouts MeetRoom kit bundles from Logitech3 new hardware bundles from Logitech is launching for Hangouts Meet hardware. Small room kit (Meetup camera, Chromebox, TAP controller), medium room kit (Rally camera, Rally speakers and mic, Chromebox, TAP controller), and large room kit (Rally Camera, 2 Rally speakers, 2 mic pods, Chromebox, TAP controller).In development
Hangouts MeetPublic live streamingInvite up to 100K out-of-domain users to a Meet live stream.In development
Hangouts MeetPerformance improvements for Meet device listsPerformance improvements for managing large number of devices interactively in the Google Admin console and visual filters to make it easier to find devices.In development
Hangouts MeetDisplay power saving for hardwareCEC for Hangouts Meet hardware allows administrators to enable CEC power-saving signalling over HDMI to turn off external TV monitors to save power when not in use.In development
Hangouts MeetNew experience for enrollment of Hangouts Meet hardwareUpdate to the user experience for in-room enrollment of Hangouts Meet hardware.In development
Hangouts MeetMeet Hardware fleet information bulk-export to CSV fileEnable admins to export the full fleet information of all Hangouts Meet hardware devices to a single CSV file in a single batch operation.Launched. Learn more
Hangouts MeetRedesigned Google meeting room hardware policy pageRedesign of the user interface for the Google meeting room hardware policy page for improved performance and usability.In development
Hangouts MeetTurn on captions in meetingsTurn on captions for your Meet call (web, Chromebox for Meetings, iOS, Android).In development
Hangouts MeetData Studio templateG Suite Enterprise edition customers can use a Data Studio template to visualise Meet usage and quality.In development
Hangouts MeetPresent screen using an HDMI cablePresent screen by plugging the HDMI cable from Hangouts Meet hardware into your device. Admin will be able to enable client-side quality of service.In development
Hangouts Meet250 person meetingsEnable meetings for up to 250 participants on meetings organized by G Suite Enterprise users.In development
Hangouts MeetPresent video with audioEnable presenters to share video content at high quality with audio support.In development
JamboardAuto-timeout of idle jamsConfigure the Jamboard Admin console to automatically close idle jam sessions on the Jamboard kiosk.In development
JamboardImproved experience saving and loading jamsSimpler experience saving and loading jams to and from the Jamboard kiosk.In development
JamboardJamboard engagement metrics dashboard for Google Admin consoleAllows you to view the engagement of Jamboards in the fleet.In development
JamboardJapanese localizationLocalize Jamboard in Japanese.In development
JamboardLandscape support on mobileLandscape support for the Jamboard app on iOS and Android phones.In development
JamboardOwner verification and strict sharing modeAdmins can enable verification of ownership of jams and prevent sharing of unowned jams.In development
JamboardRemote configuration of network certificatesEasily upload network certificates for a kiosk device in the Jamboard Admin console.In development
JamboardSupport for installing Wi-Fi certificatesImproved support for installing Wi-Fi certificates.In development
JamboardMobile and tablet apps updateRedesign of Jamboard mobile and tablet apps for improved usability and performance.In development
JamboardRicher editing capabilities on the webAdditional functionalities on Jamboard web for the user to interact and edit their Jams.In development
JamboardFull screen video calls and join scheduled meetingsFull screen video calls with Jamboard and ability to join scheduled meetings.Launched. Learn more
KeepAuto-bulleting and numbered listsCreate numbered lists in text notes.In development
ReportingWork InsightsProvides digital transformation insights, including productivity, collaboration, and work-life balance.Launched. Learn more
SecurityDLP document fingerprintingHelps you to protect information that is similar in content or context to known sensitive documents.In development
SecurityDLP incident highlightingEmpower end users to see and correct DLP violations as they compose an email.In development
SecurityDLP incident managementEnable admins to see DLP incidents and charts, investigate them, and take action.In development
SecurityDLP rules for Drive categoriesEnable admins to configure DLP policies based on Drive document labels.In development
SecurityUnified DLP rulesEnable you to utilize one policy to configure DLP for multiple G Suite apps.In development
SecurityInformation Rights Management (IRM) for DLPEnable IRM enforcement as a DLP remediation action.In development
SecurityAccess TransparencyAccess Transparency gives you near real-time logs when administrators access your content.Launched. Learn more
SecurityAlert center collaborationEnable admins to assign team members, select workflow status, and define severity of alerts. Admins can also view Related Alerts, Alert History, and Search by Email.In beta. Learn more
SheetsSlicersFilter charts, pivot tables, and tables of data on a dashboard without having to expose or go back to the source data sheet.In development
SheetsShow edit history of a specific cellUsers can now see the edit history of a cell including the user who made the last direct edit to the cell, a timestamp of the last direct edit to the cell, the change itself (previous and current values), and ability to go back to prior edits.In development
SheetsOffice editingAllow users to collaborate on Office files using Docs, Sheets, and Slides. This will also include saving right back to the file format, roundtripping, unsupported content warning, and UI changes.Launched. Learn more
SheetsOffline pinning for Docs, Sheets, and Slides formatsPin Docs, Sheets, and Slides files so that they're available offline through Drive's web interface in Chrome.Launched. Learn more
SheetsConnected sheetsNew integration between Sheets and BigQuery that lets you collaborate on up to 10 billion rows of BigQuery data right from within Sheets, no SQL knowledge required.In development. Beta coming soon. Learn more
SitesCollapsible textAbility to add collapsible text to a page.In development
SitesImage carouselsAbility to add image carousels to a page.Launched. Learn more
SitesReview all changes before publishingAbility to see what’s changed between the previous published version and current draft of a Site.In development
SitesVersion historyEnable editors to review recent changes and rollback to a previous version.In development
SitesTemplatesProvide editors with templates for common Site types and the ability to build custom templates.In development
SlidesOffice editingAllow users to collaborate on Office files using Docs, Sheets, and Slides. This will also include saving right back to the file format, roundtripping, unsupported content warning, and UI changes.Launched. Learn more
SlidesOffline pinning for Docs, Sheets, and Slides formatsPin Docs, Sheets, and Slides files so that they're available offline through Drive's web interface in Chrome.Launched. Learn more
VaultVault for SitesFull Vault support (retention, holds, search and export) for new Sites.In beta. Learn more
VaultVault for VoiceVault for Voice will be available as an alpha release to Vault customers.In development
VoiceGoogle VoiceSmart, easy-to-use cloud telephony solution for G Suite.Launched. Learn more
VoiceVoice available in Canada, Ireland, and the NetherlandsVoice is making it possible to set up new G Suite users in Canada, Ireland, and the Netherlands.In development
VoiceVault for VoiceVault for Voice will be available as an alpha release to Vault customers.In development
VoiceDesk phones available for VoiceCustomers may purchase Polycom phones for direct use with Voice.Launched. Learn more
VoiceVoice call from Hangouts ChatCall the contact number of a person in Chat.In development
VoiceExtended Voice and Meet integrationCall back into Meet meetings with a click.In development
VoiceVoice calling in GmailManage Voice calls within Gmail.In development
VoiceVoice usage reportsReporting for organization calls.In development
VoiceVoice call transferExtending call transfer function to Voice soft clients.In development
VoiceVoice ring groupsAutomatic call routing rules.In development