Google Tools for Home & Office

Here are Google’s Handy Tools for your Home & Office

Gmail  –  Fast, searchable email with less spamgmail logo

Get branded email
Personalize your email by getting email addresses at your domain. Create addresses for your team like [email protected]

Work from anywhere
Sync and access your email from your mobile phone or tablet. Gmail works across Android, iPhone, Blackberry, and more.

Get 24/7 Support
With G Suite, you get 24/7 phone and email support.

More than just email
Host a video meeting with up to 15 people straight from you inbox.

Google Drive  –  Create, share and keep all your stuff in one placeGoogle Drive Logo

A safe place for all your files

Store any file
Drive starts you with 15 GB of free Google online storage, so you can keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, videos – anything.

See your stuff anywhere
Your files in Drive can be reached from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. So wherever you go, your files follow.

Share files and folders
You can quickly invite others to view, download, and collaborate on all the files you want–no email attachment needed.

Google Docs  –  Open, edit, and create documentsgoogle docs logo

More than letters and words
Google Docs brings your documents to life with smart editing and styling tools to help you easily format text and paragraphs. Choose from hundreds of fonts, add links, images, and drawings. All for free.

Get a head start with templates
Choose from a wide variety of resumes, reports, and other pre-made documents — all designed to make your work that much better, and you life that much easier.

Get to your documents anywhere, anytime
Access, create, and edit your documents wherever you go — from your phone, tablet, or computer — even when there’s no connection.

With Google Docs, you can write, edit, and collaborate wherever you are. For free.

Google Sheets –  Open, edit, and create spreadsheetsgoogle sheets logo

Create useful, powerful spreadsheets

Make it count
Google Sheets makes your data pop with colorful charts and graphs. Built-in formulas, pivot tables and conditional formatting options save time and simplify common spreadsheet tasks. All for free.

Get a head start with templates
Choose from a wide variety of budgets, schedules, and other pre-made spreadsheets — all designed to make your work that much better, and your life that much easier.

Get to your spreadsheets anywhere, anytime
Access, create, and edit your spreadsheets wherever you go — from your phone, tablet, or computer — even when there’s no connection

With Google Sheets, you can create, edit, and collaborate wherever you are. For free.

Google Slides   –  Open, edit, and create presentations

google slides logoWith Google Slides, you can create, edit, collaborate, and present wherever you are. For free.

Tell stories that matter
Google Slides makes your ideas shine with a variety of presentation themes, hundreds of fonts, embedded video, animations, and more. All for free.

Get a head start with templates
Choose from a wide variety of pitches, portfolios and other pre-made presentations — all designed to make your work that much better, and your life that much easier.

Get to your presentations anywhere, anytime
Access, create, and edit your presentations wherever you go — from your phone, tablet, or computer — even when there’s no connection.

Google Forms  –  Build free surveysgoogle forms logo

Collect and organize information big & small with Google Forms. For free.

Get answers fast
Plan your next camping trip, manage event registrations, whip up a quick poll, collect email addresses for a newsletter, create a pop quiz, and much more.

Survey with style
Use your own photo or logo, and Forms will pick just the right colors to complete your own unique form, or choose from a set of curated themes to set the tone.

Q & A, your way
Choose from a bunch of question options, from multiple choice to drop downs to a linear scale. Add images and YouTube videos, or get fancy with page branching and question skip logic.

Create or respond on the go
Forms is responsive, so that means it’s easy (and beautiful) to make, edit, and respond to forms on screens big and small.

Organized & analyzed
Responses to your surveys are neatly and automatically collected in Forms, with real time response info and charts. Or, take your data further by viewing it all in Sheets.

Google Drawings   –  Create diagrams and flow chartsgoogle drawings logo

Create & edit drawings
You can create and edit drawings with Google Drawings.

Insert shapes, lines or text with the editing tools.

When you’re finished, you can add your drawing to another file.

You can use the editing tools to add lines, shapes, text boxes and images.
Move a shape: Drag it on the canvas.
Resize a shape: Drag the blue boxes at the corners.
Rotate a line: Drag the blue dots at the corners. Lines can be rotated this way.
Rotate a shape: Drag the blue dot that’s outside of the shape. Hold Shift to rotate 15° at a time.
Change fill color, line color, line thickness, or border/line style: Use the buttons above the canvas.
Put text inside a shape: Double-click an enclosed shape and start typing.

With Google Drawing you can do this & more.

Google Calendar  – Organize your schedule and share events with friendsgoogle calendar logo

Change or turn off Calendar notifications
To help make sure you don’t forget an event, you can get notifications on your phone, computer, or by email. You can change your notification settings for a single event, or all your events.

Change your notification settings
The changes you make on your computer also affect your mobile notifications. For example, if you choose a pop-up notification for 60 minutes before on your computer, you’ll also get a notification on your phone 60 minutes before your event.

Syn your Calendar across all your devices
Your changes sync with your computer notifications. For example, if you chose “60 minutes before” on your phone, you’ll get a pop-up notification on your computer 60 minutes before your event.

Google Translate  – Instantly translate text, web pages, and files between over 50 languagesgoogle translate logo

Easy to Translate text
Type text or a website address or browse for the document you want to translate.

Choose the Language from 50+ dialects

Click Translate & then save to file or copy & paste.

Make your website instantly available in 100+ languages – use the Google Translate Plug in

Google Cloud Print  –  Print anywhere, from any devicegoogle cloud print logo

Print anywhere, from any device.
Google Cloud Print is a new technology that connects your printers to the web. Using Google Cloud Print, you can make your home and work printers available to you and anyone you choose, from the applications you use every day. Google Cloud Print works on your phone, tablet, Chromebook, PC, and any other web-connected device you want to print from.

Google Cloud Print works with all printers
But for the best printing experience we recommend that you use a Cloud Ready printer. You can connect a printer to your Google Cloud Print account in seconds, and immediately start printing to it.

Print Anything
Any type of application, on any web-connected device, can use Google Cloud Print. For a list of apps that will allow you to print to Google Cloud Print at home, at work, or on the go, see here. We’ll be integrating with more applications in the future, so stay tuned.

Share Your Printers
Imagine sharing your printer with anyone you choose, as easily as you might share a Google Docs document. With Google Cloud Print, you can securely share printers with a single click, directly from your Google account. Managing printers and print jobs is equally easy.

Need Help Google Cloud Printing
Still unsure about whether Google Cloud Print is right for you? Check out our FAQ. Or, if you’re using a Chromebook, take a look at our Chromebook printing article.

Google Keep –  Save what’s on your mindgoogle keep note taking

Save your thoughts, wherever you are

Capture what’s on your mind
Add notes, lists, photos, and audio to Keep.

When and where you need it
Need to remember to pick up some groceries? Set a location-based reminder to pull up your grocery list right when you get to the store. Need to finish a to-do? Set a time-based reminder to make sure you never miss a thing.

Share your thoughts with family and friends
Next time you go to the store, share your shopping list on Keep and watch as items get checked off in real time. No need for text messages back and forth. Get things done together, faster.

Find what you need, fast
Quickly filter and search for notes by color and other attributes like lists with images, audio notes with reminders or just see shared notes. Find what you’re looking for even faster, and let Keep do the remembering for you.

Always within reach
Keep works on your phone, tablet and computer. Everything you add to Keep syncs across your devices so your important stuff is always with you.

Syncing across your devices requires internet connection.

Keep every thought

Google Hangouts  –  Conversations that come to life. Anytime, anywhere, for freegoogle hangouts logo

Messaging, Voice and Video Calls

Message a friend or start a group conversation
Have a one-on-one conversation or include all your friends with group chats for up to 100 people. Say more with photos, maps, emoji, stickers, and GIFs.

Connect anytime with voice and video calls
Turn any conversation into a free video call with just one tap. Talk one-on-one or invite friends for a group call with up to 10 people.

Stay in sync across your devices
Sync your chats from device to device and keep the conversation going wherever you are. Keep in touch with friends across Android, iOS, and the web.