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If you want to benefit from the best experience when using G Suite, it’s recommended to use Google Chrome.

Google Chrome has hundreds of enhancements called extensions and addons; some are developed by Google but many are developed by other individual developers, aimed at enhancing users’ internet experience especially around productivity. However, some of these enhancements can’t be trusted and they may cause issues. Even more, each user likes to implement their own configuration. This can prove to be an organizational nightmare and it definitely doesn’t help productivity!

So, wouldn’t it be nice if all the great tools were easily accessible to all staff members and security was centrally managed? Introducing OSH Chrome Management!

Google Chrome Management comes part of your G Suite subscription. So, if you’re not specialized in working with such a tool, the best option is to have Onsite Helper implement this for your business and provide ongoing support for your team.

Benefits of Google Chrome Management

Security

Standard Operating Environmenty

All staff will have the same experience using G Suite in Chrome.

Chrome & Android Devices

OSH recommended Chrome Add-ons & Extensions

G Suite extensions highly recommend

New to G Suite? G Suite Training is a Chrome extension that offers simple and interactive training lessons to get you up and running fast with G Suite.

Rich, interactive training – Whether you’re in Gmail, Calendar, Sheets, Slides, or Docs, you can learn and take actions, all at the same time.

G Suite Training is free for your entire organization.

Hangouts gives you more ways to talk with chat, video and voice calls, all for free. The new Hangouts Chrome app brings all you love about Hangouts to your computer running Chrome OS or Windows and lets you stay connected with friends no matter what device they’re on.

View and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files — without needing Office installed on your computer.

Quickly capture what’s on your mind and share those thoughts with friends and family. Speak a voice memo on the go and have it automatically transcribed. Grab a photo of a poster, receipt or document and easily organize or find it later in search.

See your next events, get meeting desktop notifications, add or snooze events without opening the Google Calendar page.

Gmail is a Gmail app built to support offline access, allowing mail to be read, responded to, searched and archived without network access. After first start-up, Gmail Offline will automatically synchronize messages and queued actions anytime Chrome is running and an Internet connection is available. Ideal for sorting out your emails on long plane flights.

The Google Docs extension makes it possible to edit your documents, spreadsheets and presentations when you aren’t connected to the Internet. Plus, you can copy and paste between Docs, Sheets and Slides.

Additional Add-ons & Extensions for users to find in your personalised Chrome Web Store

These Apps & extensions can still be forced to auto install on everyone’s Chrome browser but you may prefer allowing users to choose which ones they wish to install.

Boomerang allows you to schedule messages to be sent or returned at a later date. Write a message now, send it whenever, even if you’re not online. Track messages to make sure you hear back, and schedule reminders right inside Gmail

Ever get tired of typing out long email addresses, phrases you frequently use, or just looking to save keystrokes as you type? Well fear not! Auto Text Expander is here to solve that — kinda like TextExpander for Mac or AutoText for Windows, but installed and synced across Chrome browsers

Adblock Plus is the most popular ad blocker ever, and also supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable)

Only remember one password – your LastPass master password. Save all your usernames and passwords to LastPass, and it will auto-login to your sites and sync your passwords everywhere you need them. You can also share these logins securely with others.

With INBOX PAUSE, you can put new messages on hold, making it so they won’t appear in your Inbox until you are ready for them. Great for when you have work to do and don’t want distractions.

Mouse Gestures for Google Chrome, Draw arrows on your web page to indicate Google chrome to open or close a new tab. Configure your own gestures.

The Google Cast extension enables you to find and play content on your Chromecast device from your Chrome browser. *requires you to have a Google Chromecast

There are hundreds of other extensions and Apps in the Chrome web store: //chrome.google.com/webstore

For more security, have an Onsite Helper test out an extension or App before it is installed to all your users!

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