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Whats New in G-Suite

Whats New in G-Suite


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  • New system to improve data loss prevention (DLP) in Google Drive January 28, 2020
    What’s changing We’re introducing a new data loss prevention (DLP) system that will make it easier to deploy more advanced detection policies for content on Google Drive. The new Drive DLP functionality can be found at: Admin console > Security > Data Protection. Key updates include:Advanced detection policies that enable more detailed rules using nested conditions, […]
  • Google App Maker will be shut down on January 19, 2021 January 27, 2020
    What’s changing Due to low usage, Google App Maker will be turned down gradually over the course of 2020 and officially shut down on January 19, 2021. Prior to the shutdown, you’ll need to review App Maker usage in your domain and take any necessary action.See the Additional details section below for a timeline of the […]
  • View data for only selected call participants in the Meet Quality Tool January 22, 2020
    Quick launch summaryYou can now select specific participants when viewing meetings in the Meet Quality Tool. This allows you to display data and statistics for just a subset of the participants. When viewing calls with many participants, this helps limit the amount of information displayed on the screen at one time. By fitting just the […]
  • Originality reports and rubrics now generally available for Google Classroom users January 21, 2020
    What’s changing Last year, we announced betas for originality reports and rubrics, two new tools for Google Classroom. Beginning today, these features are generally available for G Suite for Education and G Suite Enterprise for Education Classroom users.Who’s impacted End users Why you’d use them Help students turn in their best work Originality reports check a student's work for […]
  • G Suite Add-ons now generally available in Calendar, Gmail, and Google Drive January 21, 2020
    What’s changing Last year we announced the beta of G Suite Add-ons, a new cross-suite platform that connects G Suite to your favorite workplace apps. Beginning today, G Suite Add-ons will begin rolling out to all users.With G Suite Add-ons, workflows that require third-party applications can be executed inside G Suite, allowing users and teams to […]
  • See a filterable, searchable list of the latest G Suite launches January 17, 2020
    We’ve recently updated the “What’s new in G Suite?” Help Center article to include recent launches. The article has a list of all the G Suite launches from the past six months. You can filter by product or search by keyword to find and learn about any launch.Feedback? Let us know. 
  • Manage Windows 10 devices through the G Suite Admin console January 16, 2020
    What’s changing We’re enabling enhanced desktop security for Windows with a new beta. This will allow you to manage and secure Windows 10 devices through the Admin console, just as you do for Android, iOS, Chrome, and Jamboard devices today. It will also enable SSO so users can more easily access G Suite and other SSO-enabled […]
  • Grant SAML app access to specific groups January 15, 2020
    Quick launch summary You can now enable SAML apps for specific groups of users in your organization. You could previously only enable them by organizational unit (OU). This provides extra flexibility, as you can now turn apps on or off for sets of users without changing your organizational structure.SAML apps enable users to access enterprise cloud […]
  • Use phones as security keys in the Advanced Protection Program January 15, 2020
    What’s changing You can now use your mobile phone as a security key in the Advanced Protection Program for the enterprise. This means you can use your Android or iOS device’s built-in security key for 2-Step Verification, which makes it easier and quicker to protect high-risk users with our strongest account security settings.Users can learn more […]
  • Use an iPhone as a security key for 2-Step Verification January 15, 2020
    What’s changingWe’re adding an option to use your iPhone as a security key for your Google Account. Security keys provide the strongest form of 2-Step Verification (also known as two-factor authentication or 2FA) to help protect your account against phishing, and are an essential part of the Advanced Protection Program for the enterprise. To use […]
  • Present to meetings using the HDMI cable on Hangouts Meet hardware January 14, 2020
    Quick launch summaryYou can now present high-quality video content with audio in your meeting using the HDMI cable included with Hangouts Meet hardware kits.Please note: Hangouts Meet already supported using this HDMI cable for local presentations. This additional functionality allows users to present into meetings with remote participants as well.Getting startedAdmins: There is no admin […]
  • Password recovery for super admins and a new interface for security settings January 13, 2020
    What’s changingWe’re making it easier for super admins to recover their own passwords, as well as updating the look of some basic security settings in the Admin console.Going forward, super admins who enable “Super admin account recovery” at Admin console > Security > Account recovery can recover their own accounts by clicking the “Forgot password?” […]
  • More options for copying presentations in Google Slides January 8, 2020
    Quick launch summary When creating a copy of an existing Google Slides presentation, you'll now be able to:Select specific slides to copy instead of the whole deck. Remove the speaker notes from the copy. This feature makes it easier to parse out and share the most relevant content with your team, audience, or other stakeholders.Getting started End users: To […]
  • Break out a single value within a pie chart in Google Sheets January 8, 2020
    Quick launch summary You can now “pull out” and highlight a slice from a pie or donut chart in Google Sheets. This feature gives you more ways to control the look of your charts and better display the most important data in Sheets.Getting started End users: This feature is available by default. Visit the Help Center article […]
  • Manage Hangouts Meet and classic Hangouts video calls with one setting January 7, 2020
    What’s changingVideo calling from Hangouts Meet and classic Hangouts is now controlled by the same setting. This means that the setting in the Admin console that controls classic Hangouts video calling now also controls Hangouts Meet.Who’s impactedAdminsWhy it mattersBy combining these settings, we’re making it easier for you to manage all video calling within your […]
  • New controls for displaying sender attribution for shared mailboxes January 7, 2020
    What’s changing We’re adding new controls for how the “Sender Attribution for Shared Mailboxes” is displayed. Currently, sender attribution is always enabled — this will remain the default setting unless disabled by the admin or the end user.For end users, there’s a new setting in Gmail where you can specify what information is included in the […]
  • Get email alerts and see associated tickets for Access Transparency logs January 2, 2020
    Quick launch summary We’re making two improvements which will make Access Transparency logs more useful for G Suite admins. Specifically you can now:Choose to receive email alerts when specific Access Transparency logs are created. See any support ticket numbers associated with requests in the Audit log report. Access Transparency for G Suite provides more visibility into actions taken […]
  • What's New in G Suite - December 2019 January 2, 2020
    Check out the latest "What's New in G Suite" launch recap (pdf) for a roundup of all G Suite launches from December 2019.Archive and translated versions (coming soon for December issue)Stay up to date with G Suite launchesGet G Suite product update alerts by emailSee the G Suite launch release calendarSubscribe to the RSS feed of these updates
  • Help your team get more out of G Suite with four new resources December 18, 2019
    We’ve launched four new ways to help your organization learn how to use G Suite and move to a more modern way of working.The G Suite Welcome Center: The Welcome Center offers resources and a roadmap for users to get to know G Suite. This Center contains details on the Learning Center, help guides for […]
  • Change to locations of booked rooms in Google Calendar events December 17, 2019
    Quick launch summaryWe’ve made a slight change to where you can find rooms and resources in a Google Calendar event. When looking to see what rooms or resources have been booked for an event, you’ll now see this information in the guest list and no longer in the location field.This information will no longer be […]