Gmail Will Soon Get Confidential Mode, ‘Self-Destructing’ Emails
Gmail Will Soon Get Confidential Mode, ‘Self-Destructing’ Emails

Well, the new update is expected to bring some change in design and along with it, the new version of Gmail will also feature a Confidential Mode. Basically, the Confidential Mode will bring self-destructing emails, among other privacy-focused changes.

Gmail Will Soon Get Confidential Mode, ‘Self-Destructing’ Emails

The previous week, we have talked about Gmail. the search giant Google is about to roll out an important update for Gmail desktop version which will bring some new features. So, a new Gmail is just around the corner and Google has already started to notify some of the lucky G suite users about the latest features.

Well, the new update is expected to bring some change in design and along with it, the new version of Gmail will also feature a Confidential Mode. Basically, the Confidential Mode will bring self-destructing emails, among other privacy-focused changes.

As reported by the TechCrunch, the new Confidential Mode will allow users to send self-destructing emails and can be set to prevent a recipient from forwarding, download or copying the email content. So, it’s indeed a great feature which we couldn’t wait to have it in our Gmail.

Image Source: TechCrunch
Image Source: TechCrunch

The new version of Gmail will show a lock icon in the compose box. The lock icon will activate the confidential mode. Here users can set the expiration date for the email after which it would be deleted. By default, the Confidential Mode on Gmail will stop emails from being copied, forwarded or printed. However, screenshots can still be taken,

On the recipient’s side, Gmail will show the content of confidential emails as a link. It will ask users to verify their identity before revealing the email’s content. Overall, it’s a great feature to have. So, what do you think about this? Share your views in the comment box below.



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