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Beginning May 21, 2019, Google “Team Drives” will become “shared drives.” On the web and in Drive File Stream, the change will occur during the first week of June. Any desktop shortcuts that link to content inside of shared drives must be updated. This name change has no impact on drive or folder functionality. It [Read More]

On May 6, 2019, Google will update Google Groups settings to ease group management. Settings with similar functionality will be combined, and settings that are rarely used will be removed. These changes may affect existing groups. What’s changing Member management settings – Settings for adding, approving, and inviting users to groups are being merged into [Read More]

On January 29, 2019, Google announced design enhancements to the Gmail mobile application. The changes complement the recent redesign of core G Suite applications, including Gmail, Calendar, Drive, and Docs. Android and iOs mobile apps will update to the new design within the next two weeks. There are several enhancements that greatly improve the Gmail-user [Read More]

An issue affecting Gmail service occurred today between approximately 6:50 a.m. and 7:39 a.m. Google reports that the problem is resolved and ITS confirms that Gmail service is restored and functioning normally. ITS will continue to monitor service. The issue caused users to get 404 errors when attempting to log in. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this [Read More]

Starting February 1, 2019, Google will retire the legacy Tasks full screen and canvas versions of the interface. These will no longer be available to UNCG accounts. Specifically, the following URLs will be disabled: • Legacy Tasks Full Screen: https://mail.google.com/tasks/ig • Legacy Tasks Canvas: https://mail.google.com/tasks/canvas In addition, Chrome extensions created to access and modify the [Read More]