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How to access Shift's hidden power tool features
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There are several power tools in Shift that you may not know about. Learn how to search across all your emails simultaneously, put a pause on notifications, navigate quickly to where you need to be, access your Vault Password, and optimize performance with Auto-Hibernate. Want to learn more? Keep on readin'! 📚👇

 

1. Unified Search

Search across all your added email accounts in Shift with Unified Search! It includes your email inboxes, calendars, and drives. Just click the magnifying glass in the upper left corner and search away! Click the expansion button on the right for more options. Read more about Unified Search here.

 

2. Mute Notifications

Prevent those pesky desktop popups and sounds from interrupting a presentation or meeting again! Click the 3 dots in the lower-left corner and then click the bell icon to open the Mute Notifications feature. Read more about the Mute Notifications feature here.

 

3. App Switcher & Keyboard Shortcuts

Browse among your accounts and open tabs with the App Switcher. Just press Cmd ` (the button just under your Esc key) or Ctrl Tab and your left and right arrow keys to toggle.

 

Press Ctrl / or Cmd / for the full list of keyboard shortcuts. You can also find the full list of shortcuts by going to Options (lower left) > Settings > Shortcuts. Read more about the App Switcher and Keyboard Shortcuts here.

 

4. Vault Password

When you use Shift's built-in password manager, a secure, unique code gets generated for you automatically, allowing you to decrypt and access your password data across different computers! Make sure to save a copy of your Emergency Kit, the document that contains this password, and your account info somewhere safe. Go to Options (lower left) > Settings > Passwords > Options (upper right) > click "View" next to Emergency Kit. Read more about your Vault Password here.

 

5. Auto-Hibernate

This setting helps keep Shift's impact on your computer's resources low. You can always turn it off for a faster experience! Read more about Auto-Hibernate here.

 


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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