Get started with Gmail

6. Use other tools in Gmail

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See your schedule, reply to invitations, and keep track of your to-do lists without leaving your current app.

In this section:

6.1 Open your Google Calendar and events
6.2 Open notes in Google Keep
6.3 Open your to-do lists in Google Tasks
6.4 Get add-ons

6.1 Open your Google Calendar and events

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  • Open Calendar: On the right, click Calendar " ".Your daily events and a mini monthly calendar appear.

    Tip: If you don’t see this option, contact your Google Workspace administrator.

  • See event details: Click an event to open it and see details.
  • Reply to an event: Open an event. At the bottom, next to Going?, click a reply.

To do more with Calendar, see Get started with Calendar.

Open your calendar

6.2 Open notes in Google Keep

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  • Open Google Keep: On the right, click Keep Keep.

    Tip: If you don’t see this option, contact your Google Workspace administrator.

  • Add a note or list: Click + Take a note or New list New list.
  • Edit a note: Click a note and enter a message. Click Done.

To do more with Keep, see Get started with Keep.

Click on Keep to take a note

6.3 Open your to-do lists in Google Tasks

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  • Open Google Tasks: On the right, click Tasks Tasks. The current list appears at the top, with any tasks below it.

    Tip: If you don’t see this option, contact your Google Workspace administrator.

  • Add a new list: Click the Down arrow Drop down arrowand thenCreate a new list.
  • Change lists: Click the Down arrow Drop down arrow and select a list.
  • Add a new task: Click + Add a task. To add a new task from an email, drag the email into a task list.
  • Edit or delete a task: Point to a task and click Edit Edit. From the Edit window, click DeleteDelete reminder to delete a task.

Note: As a member of a room in Google Chat, you can create and manage group tasks and assign tasks to other room members. To learn more, see Create and assign a task in a room. To do more with Tasks, see Get started with Tasks.

Click on the pencil to add a task

6.4 Get add-ons

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Customize Gmail with add-ons.

  1. On the right, click Add-ons Add. A list of add-ons opens in the Google Workspace Marketplace.
  2. Click an add-on.
  3. Click Install.
Access add-ons from the far-right panel
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