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Google Meet Adds New Features, Enhances Telecommuting Capabilities

VCU Technology Services is pleased to offer multiple options to students, faculty, and staff for remote work and leisure during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. To accommodate increased demand for teleworking tools, Google has been upgrading the Meet application with new features.

Schedule Send in Gmail Now Available

Write now, send later with Schedule send in Gmail. Schedule your emails in Gmail to be sent at a later date and time. When drafting an original email or reply in Gmail, you’ll now see an arrow next to the “Send” button. Clicking this arrow gives you the option “Schedule send” option. After clicking “Schedule send”, […]

Google Launches Smart Compose Feature And New Gmail Becomes Permanent

Google is launching a new Smart Compose feature to all users after October 10. Smart Compose intelligently autocompletes your emails. It will be on by default for all Google G Suite users. Users can turn it off in Gmail general settings (Smart Compose > Writing suggestions off). The new Gmail interface will also become permanent […]

Google Contacts Getting New Look

Google Contacts is getting a fresh look and feel. New features include a rebuilt “find duplicates” feature, an automatic updating of contacts with shared Google profile information, and the VCU directory is easier to navigate through a more intuitive and faster “infinite” scroll. For more details, see this post on the apps.vcu.edu site.  

Gmail New Interface Available May 22nd

Gmail on the web is getting a brand new user interface. VCU customers will find the option to switch to the new Gmail user interface in their settings starting May 22. Simply select Settings – Try the new Virginia Commonwealth University Mail. Customers may switch back and forth as they desire. We have no target […]

VCU Presents Top Tips to Google

Director of Collaboration Services, Marie Scott, visited Google’s Mountain View Campus earlier this year to co-deliver a presentation titled Inspiring Users to Adopt and Engage. As a follow-up to that event, Marie was invited to share her top tips for driving change and adoption in a university environment. Her blogpost explains how VCU planned, promoted, […]

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