Google Chat training and help

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Chat lets you ask quick questions, collaborate in group chats, create virtual rooms for team projects, and more.

Get Chat: Web (, or iOS

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Learn Chat basics

What online messaging provider did you use before G Suite?

If you previously used... Read this guide...
Classic Hangouts

Switching to Chat from classic Hangouts


Switching to Chat from Slack

Microsoft Teams

Switching to G Suite from Teams

Other online messaging providers, or are new to Chat

Get started with Chat

What you'll learn:

  • Create direct messages and rooms
  • Collaborate in Chat
  • Manage chats

Cheat sheets

Chat cheat sheet

Need a quick reference for the Chat basics you've learned? Download this cheat sheet.

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Integrated Gmail experience cheat sheet

Need a quick reference for starting a chat or joining a video meeting in Gmail? Download this cheat sheet.

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Productivity guides

Top 10 things to know about the integrated Gmail experience

Learn about the top features in the new integrated Gmail experience.

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Plan and hold meetings from anywhere

Learn how to prepare for, hold, and follow up after team meetings by using G Suite tools such as Calendar and Drive together.

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10 G Suite tips to improve communication

Are you overloaded with email conversations? Is your inbox out of control? Email is great, but sometimes it becomes overwhelming. Here are some tips that will help you communicate more effectively and get out of conversation chaos.

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10 G Suite tips to work with remote teams

If you work on a team that’s spread across the globe, use G Suite to keep people connected and to collaborate seamlessly.

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Level 2—Intermediate


More resources

Visit the Chat Help Center.

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