Take action on Google Drive requests and comments directly in Google Chat

What’s changing

Currently, you can use the Google Drive Chat app to get read-only notifications in Chat about activity in Drive, such as comments and share requests. Starting today, we’re adding the following improvements:

Reply to and resolve comments in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides directly from Chat Show more of the comment thread so you can have more context while replying @mention your colleagues easily while replying to comments With these updates, you can collaborate more easily on Docs, Sheets and Slides without ever leaving Chat.

Getting started 

Admins: In the Admin Console, you may install the Drive app for Google Chat on behalf of users in your domain. Alternatively, you can specify whether your users can install the Drive app for Google Chat from the Google Workspace Marketplace. End users: If allowed by your admin, you can install the Drive app for Google Chat using the “New chat” button in Google Chat. 

Rollout pace 

Rapid Release and Scheduled Release domains: Full rollout (1–3 days for feature visibility) starting on November 14, 2023 


Available to all Google Workspace customers and users with personal Google Accounts