If you turned off notifications for your G Suite services when you were out of the office, turn them back on.
Turn on Google Calendar event notifications:
Turn on Hangouts Chat notifications:
In Chat, you can turn notifications on or off for individual direct messages or rooms. If you turn off notifications for a direct message or a room, you’ll still be notified for @mentions.
Direct messages—On the left, point to the person’s name and click More more_vert > Turn on notifications or Turn off notifications.
Rooms—On the left, point to the room and click More more_vert > Turn on notifications or Turn off notifications.
To follow or unfollow different threads in a room, point to the thread and click Followor Unfollow .
When you get an invitation to an event, it appears on your calendar. You also get invitations by email if you subscribe to email notifications. If you're using Gmail, you can respond to the invitation in the email invite.
Reply to an invitation:
Note: All guests can propose a new time, except for events with more than 200 guests or all-day events.
Make sure you haven’t missed any important changes to Google Drive files or to-do items in other G Suite services, such as Tasks in Calendar or Gmail.
You can keep track of changes to items created in or uploaded to Drive. You can also see specific information about your files and folders. To view the activity for a specific file or folder, select the file or folder and click Information info.
See Drive activity on the Activity tab:
You can see changes to items in Drive, such as:
See Drive activity on the Details tab:
View Tasks on a web browser in Gmail or Calendar:
Vew Tasks on Android devices:
View Tasks on iOS devices:
Install the Tasks app for Apple® iPhone® or iPad®.
Note: If you can’t access Tasks, contact your G Suite administrator.
See changes at a glance:
See or revert to an earlier version:
Note: You need Owner or Can edit access to see the version history.
To find out about current priorities or upcoming plans, send an email to your team or send a message to your co-workers in Chat.
Email you start writing but don't send are automatically saved in Drafts on the left.
Tip: To cancel sending an email, at the bottom of the window, click Undo. This option appears briefly, but you can change how long it lasts. See Undo sending your mail.
Send a direct message to someone:
Send a direct message to a group:
If you created a transition doc for your co-workers while you were out of the office, check to see if there are any updates or changes to it.
Want to see tasks assigned to you or due on a specific day? Create a filter view in Sheets.
In Tasks, each task goes into a list. There's a default list that you can add tasks to, or you can create your own lists.
Create a list:
Add a task to a list:
Create a task from an email:
Create a subtask—Organize related tasks under a main task.
To create a subtask, choose an option:
To un-indent a subtask, right-click the subtask and click Unindent. You can also click on the subtask and press Command + [.