Onboard your team on Sametab

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Onboarding → Onboarding with Google App for Business

Onboarding → Custom onboarding with the help of our team

Onboarding → Onboarding leveraging email domain lock-down

Onboarding → Manual onboarding by user invitations

Onboarding overview

You’re about to learn how to get your company onboard on Sametab as quick as possible. We’ll try to keep this guide short and sweet.

First things first. There are 4 ways you can get your team or company onboard on Sametab. You’re going to learn about each one them below. Pick the one that’s more convenient to you but keep in mind these basic advice:

Tip! Please make sure you onboard your team only after you’ve configured your browser new tab global settings. This going to essential to increase adoption and make your team members will have a first good impression.

Onboarding with Google App for Business

This is the one that we heartly recommend to everyone. You’re going to make the onboarding of your team smoothless leveraging your Google App for Business account and the Sametab Chrome Extension. You’ll be able to force the installation of the Sametab Browser Extension on thousands of devices in less than 3 minutes.

Learn how to onboard your entire company on Sametab using Google App for Business »

In order to onboard your team using the Google App for Business Login you need to be a Google App for Business customer. If you’re not, then we recommend the second option in this list. Keep reading.

Custom onboarding with the help of our team

You’ll work directly with some members on the Sametab team to onboard your full company or some team members. We’ll give you our full support (no matter if you’re a paying customers or not).

Learn how to onboard your entire company with our help »

Onboarding leveraging email domain lock-down

Sametab aggregates users with the same email address domain (@yourcompany.com) and includes them automatically them in the same organization workspace.

Learn how to onboard your entire company with email domain lock-down »

Manual onboarding by user invitations

We recommend the manual onboarding only if you’re inviting on Sametab a close group of people (ideally no more than 20 users).

Learn how to onboard your team manually »


Onboarding with Google App for Business

If your organization use Google Apps for business, you can automatically install (or force-install) specific Chrome extensions for the users in your entire organization or individual department.

Users will see the Sametab Extension automatically in their Chrome Browser.

Here are the steps:

1. First announce and introduction to Sametab

Announce with an internal email that you are going to automatically install Sametab for everyone.

2. Force the installation of Sametab Chrome Extension across your company

Here what you need to do in order to install Sametab globally across your organization in less than 1 minute. Follow this handy guide to learn how to force the installation of a Chrome Extension in your entire company or single department.

3. Give clear instructions on how they should claim their account

All they have to do is to open a new tab and create an account by clicking on the “Sign up” button. They’ll be redirected to the Sametab registration process.

Tip! Make sure they sign up with their corporate email address so that we are able to verify that they are part of your organization.

We’ve written this handy guide: Getting started from Sametab Chrome Extension for you to pass on to your team members to make sure no one is left behind.

4. Write your first announcement

Once the entire team is onboard on Sametab (see here how to monitor who’s signin up) make sure you write your first announcement.

Custom onboarding with our the help of our team

If you’re not using Google App for Business in your company we’d love to help you out and make your onboarding equally smoothless. The custom onboarding will make the onboarding of your team or company equally smoothless.

Here’s what this is all about:

1. Provide a CSV with info about who you’d like to invite

Our team will ask you or your IT department to provide with a CSV file with all the information about the people you want to invite to Sametab.

2. Account creation

Once we get the file we’ll create for you the accounts. We’ll generate a new account for each member of your team. Each account will come with a temporary log-in password.

3. Email blast with Sametab sign-in instructions

We’ll send an automated email blast to the people that you want to onboard on Sametab. The email will contain a set of instruction on how to install the Sametab Chrome Extension and how to authenticate with the temporary credentials.

4. Emails invites follow-ups

We’ll handle automated email follow-up in the next few days to those who missed the email and for some reason havent’s installed yet the extension on their Chrome browser.

We’ve written this handy guide: Getting Started from the Custom Email Invitation for you to pass on to your team members to make sure no one is left behind.

Onboarding leveraging email domain lock-down

When you signed up for Sametab we automatically created a workspace for your organization. See thi secgtion to learn how workspaces work.

In the your administration section you’ll find the voice Email Domain lock-down. Sametab automatically locks-down your email address domain and make sure all the new users with your same email address domain will be automatically included in your organization workspace.

Tips! We do support secondary email domain lock-down. Contact us if you need to add more than one email domain to the authorized list.

You can leverage this feature and send a message message (via email or Slack) that invite people to sign-up for Sametab.

Here are the steps you should follow to onboard people this way:

  1. Send a message (email or chat) to everyone and invite people to sign-up for Sametab

  2. Monitor who signed up from the People section

  3. When you have everyone onboard write your first announcement

We’ve written this handy guide: Getting Started from the Standard sign-up page for you to pass on to your team members to make sure no one is left behind.

Manual onboarding by user invitations

We recommend to manually onboard people using individual invitation only if you have small team.

  • Manually invite members

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If you have doubts, please reach out to us on our live-chat or shoot an email at hello@sametab.com


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