Google rolled out on Wednesday its biggest Gmail redesign since 2013. The company aims to steal away Microsoft Outlook users with its new updated version that is currently used by 1.4 billion people each month. The company says it is one of the most expensive updates in its G Suite workplace. Describing the new look, Jacob Bank, product manager lead for Gmail, said, “This is an entire rewrite of our flagship, most-used product.” To help you understand the new look of Gmail, here are some of its most promising features. Also Read - Mail Compose: Here's How to Auto-Complete Mails on Gmail
Security is the top priority in new Gmail. You can turn on the confidentiality mode while writing a mail. It allows the message to be deleted on its own after certain period of time. You can also un-send if the mail is confidential.
The features are noteworthy as many times it happens that we share information with the wrong person. Through integrated rights management (IRM) Gmail also allows you to block the forwarding, copying or printing of particular messages. It has also introduced two-factor authentication (2FA) to ensure full confidentiality of mails.
Google has integrated snoozing feature directly into Gmail. The feature helps you to send an email out of your inbox. You can also look into the attachments without opening up the email. You can open it directly from the inbox.
Nudging of emails
Google has also added a feature which is called nudging of emails, it brings into your notice emails that require immediate response. Bank said, “We don’t nudge very often but when we do, it can save people from making a high-cost mistake.”
A sidebar has been added to the right side of your inbox which will display several things including Google Calendar events, to-dos from Google Tasks. The feature will make easy for you to keep a tab on your future meetings and events.
To deal with phishing mails Gmail will send you impossible-to-ignore emails which it thinks has come from untrustworthy sources. The intend is that no user should accidentally click on an email which Gmail think was phishing.