Working with remote and in-office colleagues? Learn how to thrive in hybrid work environments.

Gmail cheat sheet

For Google Workspace customers: If you don’t see certain features, contact your administrator.



Send email, chat with colleagues, and start or join video meetings right from Gmail.

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Email, chat, and collaborate


Download the the Gmail app to:

   ""   1. Open email
  2. Open direct chats
  3. Open spaces for teams
  4. Open video & audio meetings

Send and receive email


From the Gmail tab, you can:

 ""   1. Change your status or email view  
  2. Open an email 
  3. Tap Compose to create an email

Chat with colleagues


From the Chat tab, you can:

  ""   1. Change your status 
  2. See someone’s status
  3. Tap New chat to chat with a person, space, or app
  4. Open a chat message
Note: If you use Gmail through work or school, you might not see apps if your administrator has turned them off for your organization.

Collaborate in a space



From the Spaces tab, you can:


"" ""   1. Open a space
  2. Tap New space to create or find a space
  3. Add people and more 
  4. Search in a space 
  5. Access chats, shared files, or tasks
  6. See and reply to chats
  7. Tap New thread to start a new topic  

Start or join video meetings


From the Meet tab, you can:


""   1. Change your status 
  2. Create a meeting
  3. Join a meeting using a code or nickname
  4. Tap to join a scheduled meeting


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