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Messaging and team collaboration

Real-time or at any time – Chat helps Workspace users connect and collaborate to get things done.

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Made for modern messaging, powered by AI

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Stay in the loop

Designed to help you manage the flow of business and personal communication.

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Express yourself

Let your personality shine through with custom emojis, reactions, inline GIFs and rich text formatting.

Chat space for Dan's doughnut crew about the success of the new doughnut flavor.

Get ready for the future

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Some listed features are coming soon or available only for Google Workspace Business and Enterprise plans.

Stay connected with intelligent features like smart compose, autocorrect and summarisation.

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Built for community and collaboration

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Work better, together

Create a space in Chat to share team updates or collaborate on a project.

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Some listed features are coming soon or available only for Google Workspace Business and Enterprise plans.

Straight away or all-day

Huddle with teammates for real-time problem-solving or drop-in collaboration throughout the day.

A company news announcement space.
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Some listed features are coming soon or available only for Google Workspace Business and Enterprise plans.

Connect at scale

Build community with spaces that can support up to 500K members. Use announcements to keep everyone on the same page.

Chat space for Project Clover welcoming a new member.

Work better, together

Create a space in Chat to share team updates or collaborate on a project.

Virtual huddle discussing and collaborating remotely.
Premium feature

Some listed features are coming soon or available only for Google Workspace Business and Enterprise plans.

Straight away or all-day

Huddle with teammates for real-time problem-solving or drop-in collaboration throughout the day.

A company news announcement space.
Premium feature

Some listed features are coming soon or available only for Google Workspace Business and Enterprise plans.

Connect at scale

Build community with spaces that can support up to 500K members. Use announcements to keep everyone on the same page.

Thoughtfully integrated

All together now

Chat is included with Workspace at no additional cost and integrates in helpful ways with Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Meet, Groups and more.

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Work that flows

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Some listed features are coming soon or available only for Google Workspace Business and Enterprise plans.

Enhance your workflow with apps like Asana, Jira, PagerDuty, Workday and GitHub. Or build your own no-code Chat apps with Gemini for Workspace and AppSheet.

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Management, simplified

Premium feature

Some listed features are coming soon or available only for Google Workspace Business and Enterprise plans.

Configure and deploy Chat from your Workspace admin console – no need for additional software or user authentication.

Workspace Admin console showing the integration available with Chat.
Chat window showing integration with Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Meet, Groups.

Safe and secure

Collaborate, connect and share while keeping your data private and secure.

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Built-in security

Benefit from the same phishing and malware detection that protects Gmail users from 99.9% of spam and malicious content.

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Premium feature

Some listed features are coming soon or available only for Google Workspace Business and Enterprise plans.

Intelligent governance

Security policies and protections that adjust based on user context; helping users stay safe and get work done.

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Premium feature

Some listed features are coming soon or available only for Google Workspace Business and Enterprise plans.

Real-time protection

Prevent sharing of sensitive information with real-time data loss prevention.

Chat message superimposed with the Google security shield to indicate integrated security.

Built-in security

Benefit from the same phishing and malware detection that protects Gmail users from 99.9% of spam and malicious content.

Warning message alerting a user that a sensitive action has been blocked.
Premium feature

Some listed features are coming soon or available only for Google Workspace Business and Enterprise plans.

Intelligent governance

Security policies and protections that adjust based on user context; helping users stay safe and get work done.

Warning message alerting a user that their message could not be sent due to sensitive content.
Premium feature

Some listed features are coming soon or available only for Google Workspace Business and Enterprise plans.

Real-time protection

Prevent sharing of sensitive information with real-time data loss prevention.

Curious about Chat?

Take a look at our FAQs to learn more

  • Google Chat is available at no additional cost for individual use at chat.google.com and comes as part of your Workspace subscription for professional use. Not a Google Workspace customer yet? Try it here.

  • Google Chat is protected by the same anti-spam, anti-phishing, anti-malware technology that protects more than 2 billion Gmail inboxes.

  • Yes. With Google Chat, you can send a direct message to anyone with a Gmail address or Google Account. You can set up group chats with multiple participants or message one-to-one.

  • Yes, Chat is deeply integrated with the Google Workspace tools that more than 9 million businesses use to get work done. Chat is optimised for business chat, team collaboration and instant messaging. Google Chat is part of the modern Gmail experience and is available for browser, mobile device and as a standalone application. Learn more.

  • Spaces are a feature of Google Chat that allow persistent team chat and collaboration, with the ability to share files, assign tasks and review message history. Spaces are perfect for groups of any kind who want to work on a project or communicate around a shared interest.

  • Chat is a modern application built on Google's latest frameworks for web, mobile and security, and is an essential component of Google Workspace, used by 3 billion people to connect, create and collaborate. Chat builds on Google's longevity and expertise in this space, as well as previous applications, including Google Talk and Hangouts, to deliver a powerful, up-to-date experience that is consistent, expressive and fun for personal and professional users.

  • Yes, Google Chat provides powerful apps for iOS and Android that provide a consistent, feature-rich experience for users on the go.

  • Yes, many of your favourite apps and tools are available in Google Chat with more coming all the time, including Asana, PagerDuty, Jira, GIPHY, Zapier and many more essential Chat apps for team collaboration. Learn more.

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