However, the most exciting feature of all might be a new "Confidential Mode" revealed by reports on Friday.
In conclusion, the new surprising Gmail feature, Confidential Mode, will permit users to encrypt their sensitive emails so they won't be accessed by third-parties. Google is now testing the new template inside the company, as well as with some trusted partners.
Google is providing three new layouts to choose from, including a default view that highlights attachments like documents and photos, a comfortable view that doesn't highlight attachments, and a compact view that increases the amount of messages you can see on a single page.
That redesign drew mixed reactions from those who missed Gmail's original look.
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How do you control when recipients' emails self-destruct?
Credit: The VergeThe tool, denoted with a lock icon in leaked images obtained by TechCrunch, will allow you to set a date for when the email will self-destruct.
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. The announcement confirmed the Gmail web version will get a "fresh, clean" look and "Smart" replies, which are now only available in the Gmail mobile app.
Google might not be able to pump out quality smartphones that take the world by storm, but they sure do churn out tons of non-tangible, digital technology as a hallmark of their business practices.
Gmail is about to get a redesign and major update. "We need a bit more time to compose ourselves, so can't share anything yet-archive this for now, and we'll let you know when it's time to hit send", the company teased. These features will mostly appeal to businesses that want more control over how their emails are used.