Google Users Get Simultaneous Search of Email, Docs and Calendar

Google will allow users to unify their Gmail messages, Google Drive files and the Web from the search bar on Gmail or Google.com, the company said today.

When users begin typing a query into the main Gmail search bar, the query will auto-complete with content not just from Gmail but also from files stored in Drive and Google Calendar events.

Google began a limited beta test of a combined search for email and Web in August and in October expanded it to include files stored in Drive.

As part of the field trial, users could search from the main Google search bar, results from their personal services will appear to the right of the Web search results. This part of the field trial is not graduating to a standard feature, a Google spokesperson said.

The feature is now rolling out to all English-speaking users in the United States.

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