Gmail Confidential Mode Brings Self-Destructing Emails And Identity Verification For Recipients

This is the new Gmail design

Gmail's Forthcoming Redesign will Include the Ability to Send Passcode-Protected and Expiring Emails

The new features will include an automated reply for emails, Smart Reply, a snooze email function as well as offline support. "You can also ask your recipient to confirm their identity with a passcode sent via text message".

- When there's no internet access‚ Google Go retries failed search requests in the background and lets you know as soon as the results are ready. Google is planning to introduce some big changes to the way users use Gmail.

Gmail's current design as viewed on the web.

Instead, Gmail sends the recipient a dummy email with a hyperlink to the actual self-expiring message, which is what actually disappears when time expires.

But while the leaked screenshots showed numerous big changes in Gmail, info about a new feature that lets users send self-destructing emails is only starting to trickle out now.

Google last overhauled Gmail's web look in 2011, opting for a more spaced-out, cleaner look as part of an effort to unify the way its products appear on desktop and mobile. In addition, users will be able to set an expiration date on sent email.

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However, the most exciting feature of all might be a new "Confidential Mode" revealed by reports on Friday.

'We're working on some major updates to Gmail (they're still in draft phase)', a Google spokesperson told MailOnline. As detailed in a new paper, the researchers were able to create videos with a computer in which specific people's voices are enhanced, while all other sounds are toned down.

"Google Go offers an easy way for users to specify an additional language for search and switch easily between English and Kiswahili", said Mr Murito.

As of now, it's unknown whether the feature is going to be compatible with non-Gmail users. "These changes will also be made available to users with personal Gmail accounts, so we want to make sure you're adequately prepared for questions from your G Suite users in advance of the public announcement".

According to a screenshot shared by TechCrunch, Google said "In the coming weeks, we'll be announcing an Early Adopter Program (EAP) for a new experience in Gmail".

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