Google Workspace Updates Explained – March 2022

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You may have received an email this morning from Google, outlining the changes coming to Google Workspace. Below, we’ve explained the update and outlined any action that you need to take.

Update Name

Search History Control

In a Nutshell

Google stores your search history across your Workspace apps such as Gmail and Drive. This means, when searching in Gmail and Drive, your search history will show up as suggestions as you type. From 29th March 2022, you will be able to control the storage of your Google Workspace search history data, and turn off the suggestions.

Action You Need to Take

This is optional. The search history setting will be on by default from 29th March 2022, but you will be able to turn this off or edit how long your search history is stored. To do this, go to ‘My activity’ and ‘Google Workspace search history’.

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