Gmail Smart Compose is going live as an 'experimental feature'

Gmail Smart Compose is going live as an 'experimental feature'

In a move to further beef up the security of Gmail, new alerts will appear when the app spots what it believes could be a malicious email.

If you have opted for Gmail's recently revamped version, among various Gmail features, you also get the chance to use the new confidential mode. Activating new Gmail for yourself is fairly easy.

After the new Gmail UI has loaded, click on the settings tab again and choose "settings". All you need to do is compose a new email or reply to one, and click on the new "confidential mode" icon in the send button row of the compose interface.


Earlier this week, during the Google I/O 2018 keynote address, the company surprised the audience at the event, along with people watching the live stream, with a demo of a previously unrevealed feature in Gmail.

Google's Confidential Mode in Gmail adds extra steps while creating a normal email, but it is for the best if you wish to maintain confidentiality. It also lets users set an expiration date on sent emails. This feature can be helpful for businesses that often expect more control over how their emails are distributed and accessed.

Despite this, this feature is still very interesting to use, and it can reflect Google's ambition to incorporate artificial intelligence into its products to make daily tasks more efficient. Your options are to disable confidential mode or remove the file attachment. In fact, smart replies existed in Gmail apps for Android and iOS for quite some time. Even when authenticated, recipients won't be able to take any actions such as forward or copy the contents of the email. As I was responding to that, Gmail smartly recommended a few phrases like "I am not interested", "No, I didn't get it" and "Yes, I am interested". Keep in mind this update may not be available yet for all Gmail users. That's a serious problem if you've sent a piece of sensitive information and their account is compromised (by a phishing attack, for example). One of such service that has received a major overhaul is the Gmail. But it may also seem confusing at first, especially those who are accustomed with the older Gmail a little too much. So, if you find this update hard to digest just yet, play around with customisations and see what suits you the best.

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