The Gmail update arrives: the most important innovations are the self-destructing emails, which can be updated, after being sent and the postpone option to read the email at a later time.
The Gmail update arrives: the most important innovations are the self-destructing emails, which can be updated, after being sent and the postpone option to read the email at a later time. Other updates included are tools for companies to help keep information secure. But everyone will have access to the new Gmail that will begin to gradually become available soon. the first major update that has suffered Gmail since 2011.
Here are six of the main features, some already available for some, others soon. One of the most important ones is self-destructing emails
As the name of the function suggests, this mode allows you to send and, if necessary, revoke messages containing confidential information, adding the expiration dates to these messages. It's self-destructing emails.After clicking on an icon that looks like a clock, you can set the deadline to a day, a week, a month, three months or five years.
New Gmail reserved mode
THE message recipients in confidential mode they will not be able to forward, copy and paste, download or print the contents. As an additional security measure, you can request a recipient of authenticate via a text message before it can even display the e-mail. This mode could protect the data even if the recipient's e-mail account has been hacked.
Gmail redesigned security notifications
Google potentially labels emails dangerous with notifications and warnings in bold to keep you from clicking on risky emails.
This function powered by an artificial intelligence system, remember to respond to emails that may have been suspended or to follow up on some of the messages you may have sent. These messages appear at the top of the Inbox.
Gmail smart answers
Google has launched the feature Smart Reply, three suggested answers based on the content of the message received, last year for its mobile apps. The latest Gmail update brings this feature that saves time even in the standard web version.
Gmail High priority notifications
This way you will only receive notifications of important messages. Google claims that Gmail can also advise when to unsubscribe from mailing lists, based on factors such as the number of emails you receive from a sender and how many of those you actually read.
You can hover your mouse over a message in the Inbox and click on the snooze icon to postpone reading the message to another time or date.
Users will be able to activate features through Gmail settings; more than 4 million companies that use the G Suite collaboration and productivity apps based on the Google Cloud may have to wait for a company administrator to turn on the new Gmail.
How to activate the new features of Gmail
To activate Gmail the new Gmail features, just log in to your Gmail account, then click on the small gear in the top right corner. If the redesign available for your account, you'll see a "Try the new Gmail" button at the top of this menu . Click and enjoy all the new features. You can eventually go back to the old version of Gmail by clicking on the same settings menu and selecting "Go back to the classic version of Gmail".