Get started with Google Workspace Labs

Important: This article is referring to Google Workspace Labs, which is a trusted tester program for users to try new AI features. Workspace Labs is currently available to trusted testers in US English and may not be available in your country. To check if you have access to Workspace Labs features, open a document on Google Docs and look for Help me write (Labs)  on the left of the document.
To express interest in joining Google Workspace Labs, sign up.

Workspace Labs is a way for you to experiment with AI-assisted capabilities in our products and share feedback. As a Workspace Labs participant, you have early access to test features that may change over time. 

Before you use Workspace Labs

  • Workspace Labs feature suggestions don’t represent Google’s views, and should not be attributed to Google.
  • Don’t rely on Workspace Labs features as medical, legal, financial or other professional advice.
  • Workspace Labs features may suggest inaccurate or inappropriate information. Your feedback makes Workspace Labs more helpful and safe.
  • Don’t include personal, confidential, or sensitive information.
  • Google uses Workspace Labs data and metrics to provide, improve, and develop products, services, and machine learning technologies across Google. When you interact with Workspace Labs features, Google collects your Workspace Labs data, including your prompts and input, prompt and input refinements, generated output, generated output refinements, and feedback. Google also collects metrics on the usage of these features.
  • To help develop Workspace Labs features, human reviewers may read, annotate, and process your Workspace Labs interactions data. 

You can review the Google Workspace Labs Privacy Notice and Terms of Service.

Workspace Labs features available today

Get started writing with AI in Google Docs
In Google Docs, you can use artificial intelligence to suggest text based on your prompts. For example, you can use the “Help me write (Labs)” prompt to draft a blog post or write song lyrics, or you can use it to rewrite existing text to be more detailed or more concise.
Quickly create or refine emails in Gmail
In Gmail, you can use artificial intelligence to draft emails based on your prompts. For example, you can use the “Help me write (Labs)” button in Gmail and enter a prompt to draft a cover letter for a job or a birthday invitation to your friends, or you can use it to refine a draft to be more detailed or more concise.
Create images with AI in Google Slides
Important: The "Help me visualize" prompt in Google Slides is rolling out gradually, and it may not be available to you yet.
In Google Slides, you can use artificial intelligence to create images based on your prompts. For example, you can use the “Help me visualize” button and enter a prompt to create an image of a picnic or an abstract painting.

Turn off Workspace Labs features

Important: To turn off any of the features on Google Workspace Labs you must exit Workspace Labs. If you exit, you will permanently lose access to all Workspace Labs features, and you won’t be able to rejoin Workspace Labs.

To permanently exit Workspace Labs, go to Google Docs, Google Slides, or Gmail.

How to exit from Google Docs & Slides
  1. On your computer, open a file on Google Docs or Slides.
  2. At the top, go to Tools > Opt out of Labs Opt out of Labs.
  3. Click Confirm.
How to exit from Gmail
  1. On your computer, go to Gmail.
  2. At the top, click Settings .
  3. In the Labs program notification, click Opt out.
  4. Click Opt out and reload.

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