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Beginning October 13, 2020, Google Drive’s Trash  will behave more consistently with other G Suite services with regard to automatic deletion. Any file put into My Drive trash will be automatically deleted after 30 days.  What does this mean for UNCG users? Any files already in a user’s trash as of October 13 will remain [Read More]

Google has announced its new G Suite integrated workspace for the web and Android operating system. The new workspace has four distinct features: Chat allows users to message individuals and small groups directly. Rooms are spaces that include shared chat, files, and tasks to help groups collaborate more efficiently. Meet features upcoming meetings to view [Read More]

Beginning Monday, June 15, 2020, UNCG G Suite users will transition to Google’s newest enterprise-grade collaboration tool, Google Chat. Google Chat will become the default option for direct messages (DMs), group messages, and team discussions. The Classic Hangouts app will be turned off. Chat has a modern UI, team rooms that support better team collaboration,  [Read More]

UNCG G Suite users can now enable the Zoom for GSuite Add-on, available in the G Suite Marketplace.  The Add-on allows a Zoom Meeting to be created in Gmail and Google Calendar. In Gmail, a user can launch their personal Zoom Meeting room. In Calendar, a user can add a Zoom meeting to an event. [Read More]

Update: 4/14/2020, 4:30 p.m. Due to technical difficulties, the transition scheduled for the morning of Tuesday, April 14, will occur the morning of Wednesday, April 15. {Original post: 4/7/2020, 8:48 a.m.} On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, UNCG’s G Suite services (Gmail, Google Drive, etc.) will transition to UNCG’s new identity access management (IAM) system. Users [Read More]