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Navigation tools in Shift
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Shift offers a few navigation tools to help you get to where you need to be faster, including Keyboard Shortcuts, App Switcher, and Unified Search. 🔍 Check out how to access each of these below! 


Unified Search

Unified Search allows you to search simultaneously across your Mail, Calendar, and Drive services for each added email account. Simply click on the magnifying glass icon in the upper-left corner of Shift, type in any search criteria, and away you go! Click on the arrow to expand the search tool to narrow your search.



Unified Search results include supported email account mail, calendar, and drive services. Apps and emails added as apps are not included in search results.


App switcher

With the Shift app switcher, you can quickly switch among your sidebar items and open web tabs within each account. from one app to another in Shift. Use the keyboard shortcut to expose the App Switcher, then use your left and right arrow keys to scroll through your emails, apps, Workspaces, and open web tabs

Mac: Cmd ~ and left/right arrow keys

Windows: Ctrl Tab and left/right arrow keys

Keyboard shortcuts

You can find the full list of keyboard shortcuts by pressing the keyboard shortcut to open the menu or by going to Options (lower left) > Settings > Shortcuts. Additionally, Shift should honor most shortcuts for individual apps and emails. Shortcuts cannot be customized or disabled. Learn more about keyboard shortcuts here.

Mac : Cmd +/ 

Windows : Ctrl /



What's next?

Complete your setup and learn about Shift's best features in our Getting Started section here.


Need help?

Get in touch with our support team here.


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