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Using Emails in Shift (Shift v8)
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Curious about how to add and manage your multiple email accounts in Shift? Or how to access other provider services in Shift? This article is right for you! 

Add any Gmail email that's hosted by Google, or Outlook and Office 365 hosted by Microsoft as accounts in Shift. Then, access your Calendar and Drive services for that specific email account. 


  • Paid users can add an unlimited number of email accounts to their setups, while free users can add two emails to their setup.

  • Using Apple Mail, Zoho, or another email type and want to add it to Shift? Search for the App in the Apps directory!

  • Exchange-based emails can be added using the Outlook Web App in the Apps directory.

How to add a supported email in v8

  1. Click on the "+" in the lower-left corner and select "Add Account" 
  2. Type in your email and select the email account type and customize the email icon color 
  3. Enter your password and accept the permissions after reading through them



Your account icon will appear in your sidebar and you will be able to access your new email account in Shift.


You can rearrange your accounts by right-clicking on them and selecting Move up or down (all emails will always hug the top left corner of the sidebar).


You can also just as easily delete an account anytime by right-clicking on it in your Sidebar and selecting "Delete Mailbox"


How to Access Calendar, Drive, and Other Services in v8

Within each account added to Shift, your email, calendar, and drive services for that specific email account will be added for each as well. Access them by simply clicking on the icon in the upper left corner (click and hold for the drop-down menu to appear):



Video Walkthrough



What's next?

Find more v8 resources, here.


Encounter a new issue or have a question you can’t find the answer to? Get in touch with our Support team, here.

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