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2022

Oct

Refined mail merge process

NewWriter

The mail merge process has been made more flexible by enabling you to set merge preferences, insert matrix fields, transform CRM content to mail merge content and much more.

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Picture-in-Picture mode for video meetings/calls

NewCliq

This feature allows you to view your video meetings in a floating window even while using other apps. You will have options to mute your mic/video and end the call at the bottom of the floating window.

Search support for "chats in common"

UpdatesCliq

You can now search for specific chats in common you have with another user using the search bar.
chat in chat

Create and access presentations offline

NewShow

In Zoho Show, you can now create, view, edit, and play a presentation offline as long as you are signed in to the app. The presentations accessed and created are device-specific and can be synced to your account as soon as your device is connected to the internet.

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Integrating Vantage Circle and Connect

IntegrationsConnect

Improve employee engagement with the new Vantage Circle integration for Zoho Connect. Using this, you can offer employees timely rewards for their Connect activities via vouchers, badges, and wallet credits in Vantage Circle.

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Sep

Set reminder and get notified

New FeatureMail

If you often forget about an email from a certain person or a specific topic, this feature is for you! You can now set a reminder for incoming emails based on particular conditions and receive notifications in your inbox.

Check it out now

Protection from spoofing links

EnhancementMail

Are you concerned about email spoofing and hesitant to click on a URL in a legitimate email? Don't worry. When you click on a suspicious URL, Zoho Mail will now warn you with an alert message, and you can avoid falling victim to spoofing.

What You Customize Is What You Compose

New FeatureMail

If you rarely or never use an option on the compose toolbar, find your frequently used tool hidden beneath other options, or if you use a limited set of tools to compose emails, we now provide you the option of customizing the email composer layout by hiding rarely used icons, grouping frequently used ones and doing much more based on your preferences.

Try now

Creating an Issue is not a concern anymore

IntegrationsMail

Jira integration in Zoho Mail allows you to create an Issue and add to your Jira account from an email without having to leave your inbox. You can also watch, edit and assign an Issue using the Jira eWidget.

Learn more

Insert a Note with a click

IntegrationsMail

With the Evernote integration in Zoho Mail you can easily create a Note using the content of an email and add it to your Evernote account. You can also insert a note in the email you compose in a jiffy.

Know more

Stay on top of your schedules from anywhere-anytime!

Mobile AppCalendar

With Zoho Calendar mobile application, save time and make the most of every day by managing all your calendars from one place.

Explore!

BluePencil

NewWriter

Get smart writing suggestions as you type, in any location across the web. Proofing on the go—wherever you write!

Learn more

Introducing Cliq Networks for external collaboration

NewCliq

Businesses using Zoho Cliq can now collaborate seamlessly with partners, vendors, contract employees, and other stakeholders outside the organization. Networks offer a fully featured Cliq experience through chats, channels, meetings, admin controls, and permissions promoting secure communication inside a specific network while keeping your organization's assets segregated and protected.

Read on to know more

Access your entire sent message history

NewCliq

Check out the history of the messages that you sent by navigating to History > Sent Messages from the navigation sidebar.

View call history with specific users

NewCliq

Click on the user's profile picture in the chat and select Calls to view your entire call history with the individual.

Instantly locate any feature inside Sheet with Feature Finder

NewSheet

Spending too much time hovering over menus to find the desired feature? Use Feature Finder to locate the necessary tools for your spreadsheet data.

Read more

Introducing Data Fields in Zoho Show

NewShow

Data fields allow users to enter values and display variable data. They are presentation-specific, constant variables that can be used across a given presentation. With the Show app, you can define both String and Numeric data.

Read on

Aug

Identify friends using an Avatar!

IntegrationsMail

Do you often get confused when you receive emails from friends whose names are similar? Let's put a stop to that. Now that Gravatar integration is available in Zoho Mail, you can view the distinctive Gravatars that your friends have set for their emails.

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Partial delivery for Quarantined emails

EnhancementAdmin Console

When an email with multiple recipients in your organization is quarantined, you can now use the Partial delivery option to deliver the email to the specified recipients while rejecting the rest.

Learn more

Make guest users a part of your broadcast sessions

NewCliq

As the host of a broadcast session, you can now invite guests to join by sharing the broadcast link with them.

Know more

Organize your meeting conversations

NewCliq

Channel admins can now configure whether to create a separate thread conversation for the meeting, continue meeting chat in the channel or let the host decide between options.

Learn more

New permission in Manuals

EnhancementConnect

With the new permission in Manuals settings, admins can now choose who can publish articles within Manuals.

Learn more

Pause and resume recording

EnhancementMeeting

You can now record parts of a meeting by pausing and resuming recording.

pause and resume

Custom backgrounds

EnhancementMeeting

You can now upload custom background images for your virtual background in meetings.

custom background

Jul

Protect your confidential emails with a passcode!

New FeatureMail

It is no longer a threat to send private and confidential data over email. With the help of SecurePass Email in Zoho Mail, you can now send sensitive information via emails that are passcode-protected.

Learn more!

Manage your mailbox settings in a new way!

EnhancementMail

Zoho Mail's settings have clad a new look to make the interface more interactive and easily accessible.

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Share emails and threads as link!

New FeatureMail

Long email threads, multiple forwards, and the challenge of sharing an email thread with anyone outside of your organization are things of the past. With just a few clicks, you can now share an email or email thread within and outside of your organization by creating a permalink for the email or email thread.

Try now

If This Then That, now handy in Zoho Mail!

IntegrationsMail

Do you worry about missing a tweet from your favorite celebrity or constantly check the weather forecast everyday? If you're looking for a solution to this, Zoho Mail has what you need. By integrating IFTTT with Zoho Mail, you can automate email actions and triggers depending on inputs from various applications.

Learn more

Organization report summary in a single view!

EnhancementAdmin Reports

Need a summary of your organization reports in a single view and often finding it hard to get it done by someone else? The dashboard of Zoho Mail's Admin Reports section now provides you with a summary view of your organization reports for easy reference.

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Switch your views in the embedded calendar

EnhancementCalendar

When you embed Zoho Calendar in your website/ blogs, you can now choose to embed the calendar with multiple views simply by checking the 'allow switching views' option. This will let you switch your views between day/ week/ work/ month in your embedded calendar.

Learn more

Introducing gutter and section margins

EnhancementWriter

Writer's new gutter options, including mirror margins and section margins, simplify the process of designing printer-friendly layouts.

Read more

Aggregation functions to enable effective data presentation with charts

EnhancementWriter

Writer, now allows you to add aggregation functions such as count, count distinct, sum, average, min, max, median, and group by while adding charts in mail-merged documents in order to process and present your data exactly the way you need it.

Learn more

Introducing document approval workflows in Writer

NewWriter

Streamline the process of creating, reviewing, and approving documents as well as operations across your organization with Writer's document workflows.

Read more

Create stunning presentations with the Pexels add-on for Zoho Show.

IntegrationsShow

With the Pexels add-on for Zoho Show, you can access almost 3.2 million images and videos from right within your Show account. Create visually impressive presentations with these high-quality, royalty-free images.

Learn more

Jun

Writer, now on your iPad and Android tablet web browsers!

NewWriter

Enjoy unrestricted access to all Writer's capabilities from your iPad and Android tablet web browsers! The latest update to the Writer mobile site empowers you with all the same tools and features as the existing laptop/desktop version.

Read more

Sort channels in alphabetical order

EnhancementCliq

We have now introduced the option to sort your channels in alphabetical order. Go to the channels category in the navigation sidebar, click the sorting icon next to the search bar and choose "Alphabetical order". Your channels will be sorted in alphabetical order.

All new revamped file preview

NewCliq

You can now pane, rotate, and zoom in/out on images and files when previewing them.

Request to join Group

NewConnect

Using the all-new request to join option in Groups, admins can now easily manage who can join their Groups.

Learn more

Collaborate using Whiteboards

FeaturesMeeting

You can now use this feature to brainstorm ideas with meeting attendees in real-time.

Try it now

Polls in online meeting

FeaturesMeeting

You can now create and launch live polls in online meetings to let participants voice their opinions on a subject.

Check it out

Assign a co-host and leave

EnhancementMeeting

If there is only one host in a meeting, they will now have the option to assign a co-host and leave the meeting if necessary.

Enhanced zoom-in for screen sharing

EnhancementMeeting

We have changed the zoom percentage from 25% to 10% so you can zoom in more closely to your screen while screen sharing.

May

It's now much easier to preview email templates!

FeaturesMail

To preview your templates, you no longer need to open them from the templates folder. Simply click on the Preview icon in the template listing, to get a preview of your template.
It's now much easier to preview email templates!

Reply with templates in few clicks!

FeaturesMail

Save time by not having to compose the same content for every reply email you send. With only a few clicks, you can create a template and use it to reply to emails.

Know more!

Mark reports as favourites in Admin Console for easy access

EnhancementAdmin Console

Have trouble navigating across numerous sections to access a specific organization report each time? Don't be worried. You can now mark a report as a favorite and access it from the My Favorite Reports section without having to sail through all of the sections.

Check out!

Allow forwarding of events in Zoho Calendar

EnhancementCalendar

Simply click a checkbox when creating an event to allow attendees to forward an event invite to which they are a part of. This will help you in hosting an open event where attendees can forward and invite their friends to an event in which they are participating.

Learn more!

Calendar comes handy as a widget in your mailbox

EnhancementCalendar

Zoho Calendar is now available in Zoho Mail as an RHS widget. You can use the widget to view the day's events and the month's agenda. You can also use the widget to quickly add, edit, and delete events from your calendar.

Explore!

Managers can now view their reportee's attendance

EnhancementCliq

Managers can now check their reportee's weekly and monthly attendance reports of the reportees can now be checked by managers from Cliq. Here's how: Click on your reportee's profile picture and select Attendance.

Cliq brings remote work utilities in iOS!

EnhancementCliq

Users can now quickly check-in / checkout and set their remote work status from Cliq iOS devices.

Handy extensions to publish articles directly from Writer

New FeatureWriter

Copy-pasting content from Writer into the publishing platforms is a thing of the past. You can now post your articles and blog posts directly from Writer to Medium, Zoho Connect, Sites, and Desk.

Learn more.

Collaborate using annotations in Videos!

FeaturesWorkDrive

Annotations in Zoho WorkDrive can enhance your video collaboration experience. You can now add comments with a corresponding timestamp to any frame in a video and the collaborators can easily track comments by timestamp, add replies, and make necessary changes.

Know more.

Skim through chapters!

FeaturesWorkDrive

Video chapters help you break a video into multiple sections and add captions for each, so viewers can see what's covered in the video, and quickly jump to the topic they're interested in.

Read on!

Make external links more secure!

UpdatesWorkDrive

Team admins can make external share links created by their team more secure now by adding extra security with the settings below:

Enforce passwords for external share links

Mandate users to set passwords for all external share links. You can also set a strong password policy for extra security.

Default expiration period for external share links

Set a default expiration period for all external share links and download links to restrict unwanted access. If set, the default expiration period will be applied automatically, and users can choose to manually change or disable the expiration date as needed.

Consent's important!

EnhancementMeeting

A security setting has been introduced in Zoho Meeting that obtains consent from participants who join a recorded meeting.

Co-hosts for assistance!

EnhancementMeeting

You can now add co-hosts to meetings you're hosting while they're in progress!

Simplify your spreadsheets by grouping them!

New FeatureSheet

Zoho Sheet's new grouping feature helps you create crisp summaries of voluminous data sets with cascading, multi-layered data chunks that are much easier to comprehend than a plain table.

Learn more.

Apr

New theme for a new experience

NewMail

Zoho Mail has adorned itself with a new theme to make it more stylish. The new theme has accompanied itself with features and enhancements that make Zoho Mail more accessible.

Read on!

Folder specific snoozing of emails

New FeatureMail

When you Snooze emails in a conversation, you can now choose whether to snooze all of the emails in the conversation or just those in that specific folder based on the conversation settings you choose.

Know more

Translate presentations for better understanding

New FeatureShow

Zoho Show allows translating a published presentation into 18 different languages. This makes your presentations cater to the audience from different geo-locations

Learn more

All in one tab

EnhancementMeeting

In Zoho Meeting, you can now access chats and meeting notes along with the participants list in a single tab.
All in one tab

Mar

Get alerted!

EnhancementMail

Don't be concerned about accidentally replying to everyone on the BCC list in an email. When you click Reply all for a BCC email, a message prompt will now appear to alert you before replying to everyone.

Annotate for better understanding

FeaturesWorkDrive

In Workdrive, you can now Add comments and annotate PDFs and Images for better understanding and communication.

Learn more

On Leave!

NewCliq

Use Cliq's On leave status to notify your colleagues that you are unavailable due to vacation or other reasons.

One Cell Multiple formats

EnhancementSheet

Zoho Sheet now allows multiple formatting within a single cell to make the content more defined to the purpose.

Read More

Set due time for tasks and checklists

EnhancementConnect

When creating or editing a Task in Connect, you can now pick a time while setting the due date to let your team know when the task or checklist item is due.

Know more

Feb

Document merging is now a breeze

EnhancementWriter

In Writer, document merging has been improved to make the process more automated and customizable.

Know more

Anytime! Anywhere!

Mobile AppWorkDrive

When you save files and folders using the WorkDrive mobile app for Android and iOS, you can access them from anywhere (even if you don't have internet access).

Learn on the move

Choose the suitable message display view

EnhancementCliq

Cliq offers a range of message display options (classic, monochrome, bubbles) to choose from, based on your preferences.

Learn more

Jan

Clear clutter and get rid of spams in Streams

EnhancementMail

Keep your Streams thread tidy by moving the outdated and unwanted posts and emails to trash. You can also mark emails as Spam in email-enabled groups.

Learn more

Add dynamic charts in merge

Writer

Popular chart types like column charts, bar charts, pie charts, doughnut charts, and line charts can be dynamically created and embedded in your documents while merging them.

Read more

Enhanced drawing editor and improved document fidelity

Writer

When you customize the shapes and designs in your documents, use our enhanced drawing editor to organize them easily. We've also addressed your concern about document fidelity. You can now use Zoho Writer to edit Microsoft Word documents without worrying about the formatting.

Read on

Preview support for raw image file formats

WorkDrive

Zoho WorkDrive now supports generating previews and thumbnails for raw image file formats.

Know more

Have contextual conversations with @mention in Cliq

Cliq

Avoid miscommunication in Cliq channels by @mentioning the person to whom the messages are attributed or addressed.

 

All new Cliq meeting extends support for iOS!

Cliq

Cliq meeting enables you to create and start a meeting instantly by adding users from both your and external organizations. Now, the Cliq Meeting support has been extended to all iOS devices.

Find out how

2021

Dec

Make the most out of Fillable templates

EnhancementWriter

Writer introduces more field types, collecting form responses, customizable form actions, and more.

Check it out!

View Calendar events from within Connect!

New FeatureConnect

Now you can view your Mail calendar events while scrolling on Connect posts.

Tell me how

Auto-response for group email address

New FeatureAdmin Console

We agree, replying individually to every mail sent to a group address is tedious. And that's when auto-responses save your day. Configure auto-response and reply with personalization for each type of the sender.

Learn more

Search support in WorkDrive's TrueSync

Mobile App

Download and install the latest TrueSync app, and you can find any files and folders in no time.

Download Now

Nov

Writer's new automation templates!

EnhancementWriter

Say hello to a whole new level of automation experience that serves all your merge, sign and fillable requirements.

Learn More

Live Whiteboard in Cliq!

New FeatureCliq

Impart your ideas better during group calls with the real-time white board. Use the markup tools to draw a plan or flow structure as if you were in a conference room. The whiteboard can also be edited by the participants.

Learn How

Taking notes has never been simpler!

New FeatureCliq

Quickly jot down all the important ideas using Notebook inside Cliq. You can edit, collaborate, set reminders and perform many more actions on it easily. Your Meeting notes are also displayed here for easy accessibility.

Know More

Communicate more effectively with Video messages!

New FeatureCliq

You can now record a video message or you can send a screenshare recording on the go.

Publish your sheets, with wider range of customisations now!

New FeatureSheet

You can now publish interactive sheets with your audience using the Zoho Sheet's revamped publishing controls and customisations.

Know More

Oct

Your emails organized better!

EnhancementMail

Zoho Mail groups all your emails with respect to dates. You can scroll referring the labelled day or month or year to find what you are looking for. Be it an email from last week or year, find them in a jiffy.

Co-host meetings now

New FeatureMeeting

You can now add your organization members as co-hosts in the meetings you schedule. The co-hosts can start and manage the meetings even in your absence. Also, meeting recordings can be shared publicly.

Tell Me More

Catch-all and notify for group addresses!

EnhancementAdmin Console

When you configure the Catch-all and Notification address, previously you can only select a user email address. You can now set up a group email address too. And each time an email is sent to a mismatched group name, the notification mails are sent to the group address.

Know How.

View storage info in user listing!

EnhancementAdmin Console

Besides the organizational user's personal information, now admin can also see the storage information like each user's storage plan, used-up storage and additional storage, from the Users tab.

Tell Me How.

Sep

Introducing Threads in Cliq!

New FeatureCliq

Now you can converse multiple topics in the same channel without losing context. Threads help streamline your channel messages by grouping them into similar topics and you can follow the thread of messages that you are interested in.

Know More.

Cliq's new DND mode

EnhancementCliq

As the name suggests, the "Do Not Disturb" status allows you to focus on your tasks by blocking the message notifications. You can also automate DND for regular quiet hours or whole days in Settings.

Sync your folders with IMAP

EnhancementMail

You can view the folders you create in Zoho Mail from your configured IMAP Clients like Google or Outlook. While creating the folder, check the box "View in IMAP Client" and it's done.

Learn More.

Automated session recording in Meeting

EnhancementMeeting

Did your teammate miss an important meeting? We have got you covered. You can record online meetings and share them with members who couldn't make it. They can listen to the recording and stay in the loop.

Know More.

Chats during meetings? Keep 'em coming!

EnhancementMeeting

You can now share files, reply to messages with emojis in the chat box during the meeting. Not only that, you can also choose to view and download chat transcripts from your past meetings.

Tell Me How.

Aug

Better data quality with Zia's suggestions

EnhancementSheet

We're sure you love using the data cleaning feature of Zoho Sheet. We have now included this as a part of Zia, providing you with data clean-up suggestions to make your sheet clean, error-free, and consistent!

Learn more.

Share externally using email addresses

New FeatureWorkDrive

WorkDrive now allows you to share files with external users or users of other teams or organizations, by just using their email addresses.

Anonymize personal information

SecurityMeeting

You can now anonymize all personally identifiable information such as names, email addresses, IP addresses, and other registration-related information saved by you within your Zoho Meeting account.

Better security, enhanced viewing experience

UpdatesMeeting

Zoho Meeting introduces alpha-numeric passwords for tighter security. In other news, you can also now zoom in and out of the shared screen to see details more clearly.

Better document editing tools

EnhancementWriter

A lot of time goes into writing and perfecting documents. This is why we keep updating our tools to give you all the best editing experience. The most recent update comes with improved mixed language rendition, default bulletin style, movable navigation panel, and more.

Read more.

Action log viewer

New FeatureMeeting

View and export logs of meeting activities within your organization for auditing and to comply with administrative requirements.

Learn more.

Deliver or deny quarantined emails

EnhancementAdmin Console

Zoho Mail provides you with options to deliver or deny selected or all emails from the Quarantined emails tab.

Choose a preferred email id format for your organisation

EnhancementAdmin Console

You can predefine the format in which you would like the email addresses to be created for your organization members.

Instant scrub and snooze

ImprovementsMail

Keyboard shortcuts b and w can be used to instantly scrub an email or snooze it respectively.

Start a chat from user listing

ImprovementsAdmin Console

Admin Console's user listing now has a Cliq icon next to each name, so that you can start a chat or make a call from right there.

Events across time zones

New FeatureConnect

You can now select a time zone different from your default one when creating an event in Connect.

Join screen share sessions on your mobile

Mobile AppCliq

You can now attend one-on-one screen share sessions from Cliq mobile!

Jul

Lively presentations with audio and video

New FeatureShow

Turn otherwise mundane presentations into interesting ones with a mix of audio and video to add value and variety!

Tell me how.

More line spacing options

EnhancementWriter

Your paragraph need not always have words with uniform text size. This is why we introduced three new line spacing options in Writer— Multiple, At Least, and Exactly. 

Learn more.

New date fields and the endless possibilities

New FeatureWriter

Now generating due dates, past dates, and inserting dates dynamically during merge all becomes superbly simple.

Learn more.

An out-of-the box inbox

IntegrationsMail

From scheduling meetings contextually, accessing CRM data, to managing support tickets, you can do more than just emailing with your inbox!

Tell me more.

Enhanced Quarantine section

EnhancementMail

The Quarantine section in Zoho Mail's Admin Console now includes a list of all delivered and denied emails, along with the exports that have been scheduled.

Read more.

System level spam email rejection

EnhancementMail

Administrators can enable system level spam email rejection that keeps away all emails classified as spam according to system level spam checks.

Professional looking icons for crisp presentations

Zoho Show integrates with Feather Icons that opens up more than 250 open source vector icons for use in your presentations.

Read more.

Jun

Send feedback to the team right in the middle of a chat

NewCliq

Do you have a question to ask, a bug to report, or an issue you need help with? Type /feedback in Cliq, and our support team will get back to you!

Search within a folder

New FeatureWorkDrive

When you know you are looking for a file that is inside a particular folder, simply search only within the folder.

Quick access to close options

UpdatesCliq

Right click the profile image in a chat to get options like Close current chat, Close other chats, and Close all chats.

Initiate group calls from your Apple phone

InApp UpdatesCliq

The Cliq iOS app now supports initiating group calls.

Document history with old comments

New FeatureWriter

Writer's document history now displays old comments too.

Auto-upgrade support in TrueSync for Windows

WindowsWorkDrive

Download and install TrueSync for Windows, and it will automatically upgrade to the latest version every time there is a change.

Download now.

May

The All new Zoho Calendar is here!

Major

Wondering what's new in Zoho Calendar? Well, what isn't?! It has a whole new look, comes with more customization options, has advanced search capabilities, and resource booking built into it. 

Tell me more!

Features to power-up your document merges

New FeatureWriter

Our document creation tool, Writer brings you powerful tools to make your document merges faster, more effective, and highly customized.

Tell me all about it!

New Zoho Sheet browser extension

NewSheet

You can now access your recent spreadsheets or add new files from your device to Zoho Sheet instantly with the browser extension. It also comes with a very handy web clipper that helps you clip data from websites and convert it into a new spreadsheet. 

Learn more.

WorkDrive now available for all users

MajorWorkDrive

We are now opening WorkDrive for all Workplace users, including ones who had joined the platform before WorkDrive was introduced. Make the switch from Docs to WorkDrive to enjoy more storage and enhanced collaborative features.

Read announcement.

Storage limit for My Folders

EnhancementWorkDrive

Admins can now restrict the storage consumption in "My Folders" both at the team level, and at individual user level.

Know more.

Disable external sharing from My Folders

EnhancementWorkDrive

If you do not want your team to share files saved in their "My Folders" outside the organization, an admin can disable the same. All previously generated links will no longer work.

Know more.

Set reminders for notes

ImprovementsMail

Made an important note and want to be reminded about it at a specific time? We've made it easier for you to add reminders to notes in a single click.

Say it with emojis

IntegrationsShow

Would you rather use an emoji instead of a word? Then Zoho Show's integration with Twemojis is going to make your day!

Read more.

Apr

Hit that snooze

New FeatureMail

We don't want to get crowded by less important emails, and at the same we don't want to risk missing any. Here's the solution. Snooze such emails to be read at a later time! 

Read more.

Team up with Zoho Meeting

IntegrationsMeeting

Zoho Meeting now integrates with Microsoft Teams, helping you initiate and join meetings right from your Teams channel with simple commands.

Read more.

We do the design, you bring the magic

BlogsShow

Zoho Show comes with a huge library of industry-specific templates, that you can pick and customize in minutes!

Take a look.

More than just an inbox- literally!

IntegrationsMail

Zoho Mail in itself does more than just handling emails, like task management, calendar, note keeping, bookmarking, and more. Zoho Mail also integrates with so many other collaboration, project management, and file sharing apps to turn your inbox into a productivity powerhouse.

Know more.

A quicker way to block a user

EnhancementMail

If you feel that an email is unnecessary and potentially spam, you can quickly block the user altogether from the preview pane. 

Out of Office messages with your signature

ImprovementsMail

You can now add your signature to your Out of Office messages. If you have multiple responses set up, then you can have a unique signature for each of them.

Mar

The all-new Reminders pane

New FeatureMail

So much to do, and so little time! What if you lose track of what's to be done, and miss out on important deadlines? The all-new Reminders pane brings all your reminders in a single place, helping you add, edit, and manage them!

Know more.

DRE Connectors in Zoho Mail

Platform EnhancementMail

Build integrations of Zoho Mail with other Zoho or third-party applications with DRE connections. 

Learn more.

New sections for easier access

EnhancementCliq

Cliq now introduces new sections like Files, Chat and call history, People, and Widgets. Better organization and quicker access guaranteed!

New Sheet app for iOS and iPadOS

New AppSheet

The exclusive Sheet app for iOS and iPadOS brings a refreshing new UI and useful features and integrations!

Know more.

New Show app for iOS

New AppShow

Zoho Show too joins the club, and releases a new and improved version of its iOS app. 

Know more.

Notifications of your intranet activities right inside your chat

Integrations

Subscribe to the Connect notifications bot, to receive quick updates on important network activities.

Tips for optimizing your email storage

BlogsMail

With large chunks of email data across your organization, how best can you optimize storage while archiving and retaining emails?

Read to find out!

25 years of Zoho!

Blogs

Zoho has been in business for the past 25 years. We owe you all a BIG thank you! Here's what our CEO has to say about the journey, how it all started, and what we look forward to as a company, or should we say, a family! 

Read blog.

Feb

Reminders pane for quick access

EnhancementMail

Tracking your reminders or wondering if and when you had set one is not something you should be doing. An all-new Reminders pane centralizes all your reminders in one place, with options to add and organize.

Learn more.

New additions to eWidget

IntegrationsMail

We are constantly working towards tighter integration of Workplace apps with other Zoho and third-party apps. In the same spirit, this month we have added new extensions to Mail's eWidget.

Check it out.

Call upon the WorkDrive genie

New AppWorkDrive

Here's some magic: open your WorkDrive files on your desktop apps and work on them. For example, you can open and edit files such as documents, images, and videos with Microsoft Word, CorelDRAW, and Adobe Premiere Pro, respectively, on your desktop. WorkDrive Genie is now in its beta and available only for Windows.  Try now!

Learn more.

Writer inches closer to becoming a linguistic expert!

ImprovementsWriter

Zoho Writer now has better language skills, and knows how not to annoy you with red squiggly lines for your name! With organization dictionary that automatically adds employee names, smarter spell check, ability to identify incomplete sentences and number inconsistencies, Writer is now truly an expert!

Know more.

New features to make your spreadsheets look and perform better

New FeatureSheet

Who would have thought that spreadsheets would be enjoyable? But we at Zoho, want them to be! So we added a huge list of useful features like including an image in a cell, new functions, and more that will make handling spreadsheet data a breeze!

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Who's really responsible for your account security?

Blogs

It's actually a collective responsibility, and as an individual, ask yourself how secure your passwords are! Can you say with all certainty that #myPasswordIsSecure?

Tell me more!

Jan

Zoho Workplace partners with Sri Lanka's Dialog Enterprise

Major

Dialog Enterprise, the corporate solutions arm of Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider joins hands with Zoho to give its enterprise customers access to the Workplace suite of collaboration applications. We hope to reach and empower many Sri Lankan businesses through this exciting partnership!

Read official announcement.

More WorkDrive features at the same cost

Changes

The Standard plan of Zoho Workplace now gets upgraded from 5GB WorkDrive storage per user to 10GB per user with access to more of WorkDrive's features without any change in the price.

Learn more.

The year that was at Zoho Mail

BlogsMail

It was indeed a busy year at Mail and Workplace. How would you like to take a recap, and play a fun game all at the same time?

Let's play.

Writer introduces sections and advanced layouts

New FeatureWriter

Zoho Writer adds another important feature to its arsenal, which is the ability to divide a document into sections that have their own set of properties like columns, page orientation, and more!

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Blending project management and collaboration

Integrations

Zoho Sprints integrates with Meeting and Show. You can now schedule a meeting in the context of the work item you are currently on. Your presentation will be dressed to impress with the option to add Sprint cards directly into your slides.

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WorkDrive introduces client users

New FeatureWorkDrive

External users who work with you and your team for a long period can be now added as Client users in your WorkDrive Team with limited roles and permissions.

Learn more.

Templates for documents and spreadsheets

New FeatureWorkDrive

WorkDrive allows you to create preset layouts in the form of templates for your Writer and Sheet files. You can also save existing files as templates.

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Text options for better readability

EnhancementSheet

Worried about the text on your spreadsheet looking crowded or poorly aligned? Zoho Sheet's new text rotation, indentation, and wrapping options help you display text exactly the way you want.

Learn more.

Resolve issues faster by collaborating with our Support

ImprovementsWorkDrive

WorkDrive has introduced a "Share to Support" feature that allows you to share your files or folders with our expert Support staff to help analyze, or debug any issues you have. No worries about the security of your files— you get to see all the access stats, commenting and downloading are restricted by default, and the access will be automatically removed after 7 days.

Follow for instant file updates

EnhancementWorkDrive

Don't want to miss anything happening around a file or a folder? Use the "Follow updates" feature to stay informed.

Learn more.

Convert a checklist item into a task

InApp UpdatesConnect

Checklist items that require more tracking, and follow up can be instantly converted into tasks.

2020

Dec

Group calls, now available on Android

UpdatesCliq

The Cliq Android app now supports group audio or video calls. Don't have the app yet? 

Download now!

Bring your planned events to Zoho Connect

New FeatureConnect

Import events from other calendar services you use into Zoho Connect by uploading them as a CSV file.

Zoho Sheet now comes in two shades!

EnhancementSheet

We've introduced Dark mode in Zoho Sheet, much to the delight of users who prefer the night mode on their apps, be it day or night.

Start a meeting from your Outlook account

IntegrationsMeeting

Don't you all spend a good amount of time in your mailbox? We've released a Zoho Meeting plug-in for MS Outlook that lets you start and schedule a meeting right in the middle of checking your emails!

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Your meeting link spells your name

New FeatureMeeting

Businesses can customize the Zoho Meeting domain name with the name of their brand, for better credibility and brand awareness. The meeting links you send out will bear your unique company name!

Learn more.

Nov

One integrated mobile app with advanced search

New App

We've launched an integrated Workplace mobile app for both Android and iOS with a comfortable launcher to open and work on any of the products in the bundle. Advanced search capabilities with multi-level filters, makes searching across the suite easy, quick, and precise. Download on your Android or iOS devices today!

One integrated mobile app with advanced search

Launching ZeptoMail— a transactional email service by Zoho Mail

New ServiceMail

The transactional emails that your application or service sends are not everyday communication emails, they are far more important and should be delivered instantly without fail. This is why Zoho Mail built ZeptoMail exclusively for transactional email delivery.

Check it out!

Zoho Writer right inside Cliq. Go ahead, write inside Cliq!

EnhancementWriter

Zoho Writer's document capabilities are now available inside Cliq. You can create, share, edit documents all while having a Cliq conversation.

Read more

Page views on mobile and iPad

UpdatesWriter

View your writer documents on your mobile and iPad apps the same way you view them on the web with the new Page view.

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Draft before Publish

New FeatureWorkDrive

WorkDrive introduces Draft settings at the team level, which can either be enabled or disabled. Once enabled, all new documents created in the team folder will be first saved as drafts, and the owner can mark them ready when they're good to go for the team's eyes.

Updates for a better online meeting experience

ImprovementsMeeting

We spend so much time on meetings these days, so it only makes sense to keep improving the experience for our users! Zoho Meeting now has options to rename instant meetings instead of just using the user's name by default. Participants can now rename themselves in a meeting. Presenters can rename themselves, as well as participants. Ever kept talking without realizing you were on mute? Our notifications will help you avoid such facepalm moments!

Oct

Streams posts and comments are now editable

EnhancementMail

You don't have to worry anymore about redoing a post because of a couple of mistakes, or deleting a comment to cover up an embarrassing typo. Edit option is here to the rescue!

Read how

Copy your spreadsheet attachments to Zoho Sheet

EnhancementMail

Love using Zoho Sheet, but your senders are still attaching XLS/XLSX spreadsheets? Copy your attachment instantly to Zoho Sheet to view, edit, share, and collaborate on it.

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Zia says Hola!

EnhancementWriter

Our intelligent assistant Zia can now speak Español. Get grammar, spelling, and writing style suggestions on your documents for all variants of Español.

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Seal it with Signature Blocks

New FeatureWriter

Save your signature and signee details as a signature block and simply insert it into your documents in a single click.

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Add a new language to OCR search

UpdatesWorkDrive

OCR (Optical Character Recognition) helps in searching for text within images. Besides English, team admins can now choose one more language to recognize.

View list of languages

Compelling post but short on time? Save to read later

New FeatureConnect

When you are  scrolling through Connect and find interesting articles, forums, posts, or town hall questions, save them to your Read Later list. You can also set reminders to get back to them later.

Read more

Sep

Say hello to True Offline in Zoho Writer

New FeatureWriter

Work on documents when you aren't connected to the internet both on the web and mobile without interruptions using True Offline.

Read more about True Offline

Replacing External Users with Guests in Connect

UpdatesConnect

External Users can access Files, Custom Apps, and Surveys, besides the other features the Guests in Connect had access to.

Learn more about External Users

Aug

Introducing Toolkit by Zoho Mail

New ServiceMail

Toolkit is a free lookup tool by Zoho Mail for admin-related queries. You run domain checks, analyze email headers, check for open ports, get registry details and also look up domain details using Toolkit.

Learn more

Interactive Documents in Writer

New FeatureWriter

You can add fillable fields to the documents that are created in Writer. From drop-downs to signatures and address fields, you can add any field and also publish the document as a form.

Read more about Interactive Documents

Password protected virtual training sessions in ShowTime

New FeatureShowTime

Configure unique passwords for ShowTime training sessions. The attendees will be able to enter the session only if they enter the password.

Learn more

Jul

Zoho Mail now integrates with Zoho People

IntegrationsMail

With the Zoho People integration in Zoho Mail, you can now check-in and check-out from Zoho People in Zoho Mail itself. You can also view the availability status of your colleagues from the Contact card. 

Learn more

Introducing template-driven document automation

New FeatureWriter

Create customized marketing templates, contracts and proposals and cut down on repetitive manual work with template-driven document automation.

Learn more

WorkDrive TrueSync App for Mac (Beta)

New AppWorkDrive

Sync your WorkDrive files with your Mac with the WorkDrive TrueSync App. The app creates a virtual drive in your computer and lets you access your WorkDrive files online or offline depending on your settings.

Download TrueSync App for Mac

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Built-in migration tool for Microsoft 365 Business Standard plan

New FeatureWorkDrive

You can now migrate your files from OneDrive to WorkDrive with the built-in migration tool for all Microsoft 365 Business Standard plan users.

Learn more

Jun

Introducing the newest version of Zoho Writer - 6.0

NewWriter

Zoho Writer steps into its latest version with some amazing features like engagement insights, restricting specific users from viewing your comments, document automation and more.

Discover more!

Link or refer to cell ranges across spreadsheets with IMPORTRANGE

New FeatureSheet

The IMPORTRANGE function in Zoho Sheet now allows you to link or refer to cell ranges across different spreadsheets.

Read more

Organize your WorkDrive files with labels

New FeatureWorkDrive

Add labels to files in WorkDrive to categorize and identify them. Files having common labels will be sorted and grouped together. You can add labels based on priority, status, task, and much more.

Learn more

May

WorkDrive TrueSync App for Windows (Beta)

New AppWorkDrive

The WorkDrive TrueSync App for Windows creates a virtual drive in your computer space and allows sync of your WorkDrive files with your computer. You can access your WorkDrive files online or offline via TrueSync App depending on your settings. 

Download TrueSync App for Windows (Beta)

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Zoho Meeting gets a UI revamp

UpdatesMeeting

Zoho Meeting's new UI helps presenters and participants to use features conveniently. Some of the new features introduced are active speaker frame where the frame of the active speaker is highlighted, search and sort participants list and webinar notifications.

Introducing the Remote Work tab in Zoho Cliq

NewCliq

The Remote Work tab in Zoho Cliq gives a combined view of the members in your department, group calls and scheduled meetings, user availability reports and contextual native integrations. You can also check in and check out, and also update your status from this tab. 

Learn more

Zoho Cliq and Zoho People Integration in Admin Panel

FeaturesCliq

For organizations using Zoho People as HRMS, you can configure Cliq - People integration directly from Cliq's admin panel.

Here's how: Head over to your Admin panel > Integrations > Zoho People.

Invite guest trainers during your ShowTime training

New FeatureShowTime

Zoho ShowTime lets you add guest trainers for your training sessions. You can add external experts as guest trainers and broaden the perspective during training. 

Learn more

Zoho Cliq integration in email attachments, bookmarks and Streams

IntegrationsMail

Zoho Mail has a new integration with Zoho Cliq. You can share email attachments, Streams posts' permalinks, and bookmarks from your inbox directly in Zoho Cliq.

Learn more

Apr

Multiple video feeds and bandwidth conservation in Zoho Meeting

EnhancementMeeting

Zoho Meeting allows video conferencing up to 100 participants with multiple video feeds. Each video feed shows up to 24 participants at a time on the screen. Also, the Conserve bandwidth option helps you optimally manage and use internet bandwidth when your connection is poor.

Edit documents from email attachments in Writer

New FeatureMail

You can open and edit documents received in email attachments directly with Zoho Writer using the Edit with Zoho Writer option. 

Edit documents from email attachments in Writer

Integrating Zoho People with Zoho Connect

IntegrationsConnect

Zoho Connect has rolled out a new integration with Zoho People. Once you integrate, you can check-in, check-out, apply leave and do more of Zoho People activities from Zoho Connect itself. 

Learn more

Mar

WorkDrive storage increased for Workplace Professional Plan

UpdatesWorkDrive

For those who have opted for Workplace Professional Plan, WorkDrive storage has been upgraded to 1 TB upto 10 users from the previous storage limit of 100 GB upto 10 users. For every additional user, 100GB will be added to the current storage. 

Note: This change is applicable for existing and new users as well. 

Check out our Pricing!

New languages support in Zoho WorkDrive web app

UpdatesWorkDrive

In addition to the 27 languages supported, the following languages have been added to Zoho WorkDrive:

  • Thai (ไทย)
  • Indonesia (Bahasa Indonesia)
  • Malay (Bahasa Melayu)
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Attach files and folders from WorkDrive in Zoho CRM

IntegrationsWorkDrive

You can now attach files and folders from Zoho WorkDrive as a link in Zoho CRM modules. While attaching, you can choose from various levels of permission for users to access the link.

Sync Zoho Connect Calendar with Microsoft Outlook Calendar

IntegrationsConnect

Sync your Zoho Connect Calendar with your Microsoft Outlook Calendar using the Zoho Connect plugin for Microsoft Outlook. 

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Integrating Zoho Show with Giphy

IntegrationsShow

Integrate Zoho Show with your Giphy account and start adding GIFs to your slides without switching between applications.

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Feb

Zoho Mail supports 16 new display languages

UpdatesMail

Zoho Mail also supports 16 new display languages besides the previously supported 44 languages. You can select your Display language from the System Settings in Zoho Mail.

Zoho Mail supports 16 new display languages

WorkDrive iOS and Android app updates

UpdatesWorkDrive

You can now scan and upload documents as images or PDFs in WorkDrive's iOS app. The iOS app also supports dark mode and file/folder sharing with groups. 

In the Android app, tighter integrations have been made with other Zoho apps like Zoho Cliq, Zoho Mail and Zoho Search to interact with the team members while viewing Team Details. Filters in search, enhanced file upload experience, share files/folders with groups are other updates that have been made to the Android app.

Jan

Introducing Race Charts in Zoho Sheet

NewSheet

Race charts are animated bar charts that adjust dynamically when data is entered in the sheet. You can also customize the chart style, axis, animation speed and more. An added advantage is that you can publish your race charts on your website or blogs. 

Introducing Race Charts in Zoho Sheet

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WorkDrive Picker for Zoho Mail, Zoho CRM, Zoho Connect and Zoho ShowTime

IntegrationsWorkDrive

You can now attach WorkDrive files using the eWidget in Zoho Mail as a link or a copy. In CRM, WorkDrive folders can be attached as links. In Connect, WorkDrive files in Team Folders and My Folders can be attached as links to posts, tasks and events. In ShowTime, once you create a session, you can attach files from WorkDrive as a link.

After attaching the files/folders as links, you can assign view permissions for the files/folders.

Cloud Picker for Zoho Books, Zoho Invoice, and Zoho Subscriptions

IntegrationsWorkDrive

WorkDrive is now available via Cloud Picker in Zoho Books, Zoho Invoice, and Zoho Subscriptions. With this integration, you can attach WorkDrive files as a copy from Team Folders or My Folders.

Import your data from Zoho WorkDrive to Zoho Analytics

IntegrationsWorkDrive

You can import CSV, Excel (XLS and XLSX), HTML, JSON, XML and Tabular text files in My Folders or a Team Folder in Zoho WorkDrive to Zoho Analytics for advanced reporting and analysis.

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Zoho Forms Integration with Zoho WorkDrive

IntegrationsWorkDrive

You can now store and manage attachments from Zoho Forms in WorkDrive. You can also choose to store the form submission as a PDF file in WorkDrive.

Integrating PagerDuty with Zoho Cliq

IntegrationsCliq

Zoho Cliq’s Integration with PagerDuty brings real-time alerts to the Cliq channel. This helps the team to communicate and resolve incidents effectively. 

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Integrate Zoho Show with Slack

IntegrationsShow

The Zoho Show - Slack integration lets you create presentations within Slack using Zoho Show, allows sharing presentations between Slack channels and more.

Read more

2019

Dec

Zoho WorkDrive replaces Zoho Docs in the Zoho Workplace bundle

NewWorkDrive

Zoho Docs will no more be available for Zoho Workplace users and is replaced by Zoho WorkDrive. Workplace's Standard plan users will be mapped to WorkDrive's Basic edition and Workplace's Professional plan users will be mapped to WorkDrive's Starter edition.

Intergromat, Blendr.io, and Workato integrations in Zoho Mail

IntegrationsMail

We have added few more integrations for you in Zoho Mail. Now connect Zoho Mail to external apps such as Integromat, Blendr.io and Workato from the eWidget. 

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Integrate your Zoho Notebook account with Zoho Connect

IntegrationsConnect

Any note that you take on Zoho Connect can be synced with Zoho Notebook. Be it notes on posts, forums, manuals, tasks, events, and town hall questions, they are automatically synced with Zoho Notebook using this integration. 

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Zoho Workplace Dashboard moves out of beta

Updates

The Workplace Dashboard is now available to all the global customers. The Dashboard offers a unified view of the Workplace apps and helps you manage the day to day  notifications and activities. 

Nov

Zoho Workplace Dashboard Beta release

New

Access all your Workplace apps in one window using the Zoho Workplace Dashboard (Beta). You can customize your dashboard with widgets of your choice, rearrange them according to your preference and save a lot of time without navigating between tabs. 

Zoho Workplace Dashboard Beta release

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Start integrating Zoho Sign with Zoho Mail

IntegrationsMail

This latest extension in Zoho Mail lets you add more authenticity to your emails. You can use digital signatures in your emails, or set up e-sign workflows to collect signatures and obtain approvals on paperwork from the eWidget in Zoho Mail.

Learn more