Always good seeing this «kind of collaboration».

Origin: 9 to 5 Mac – Google’s iOS expert shares 7 iPhone and iPad tips for power users

from google’s blog post: Tips and tricks from Google’s resident iOS expert


Wroblewski’s favorite Google app iOS widget is Google Photos that surfaces “photos from years past, recent highlights, favorite activities and more…”

And a new update today is the neat option to customize the Google Search widget on iOS.Google iOS power user tips - customizable widgets

Chrome handoff

If you’re a Chrome user and don’t have this set up already, you’ll want to. Handoff support means you can pick up browsing on your Mac where you left off on iPhone, just like with Safari.

  • In the iOS Chrome app, head to the bottom right and tap the three-dot icon > Settings
  • Choose Privacy
  • Under “Other Devices” set Handoff to on

The rest of Wroblewski’s recommendations include sending directions from Google Maps to iPhone, using a Siri Shortcut with Google News, setting up Face/Touch ID for Google Drive, and more.

Send directions to your iPhone from your computer

Instant news delivery

Easily toggle incognito mode

Privacy screen

Let Assistant find your phone