Tag Archive: Gmail


What is Gmail Confidential mode?

Best answer: Confidential Mode is a feature built into the Gmail mobile app that gives you better control over emails containing sensitive or personal information. You’re able to set emails to expire after a set amount of time, require SMS passcode verification to open the message, or you can go in and revoke someone’s access to an email.

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Here’s how to keep your emails safe with Confidential Mode in Gmail

Ever worry about what happens to your emails after they’re sent? When your emails contain sensitive or confidential information, it’s nice to know that these emails can’t be archived, printed, forwarded, or simply left sitting in an inbox waiting to be skimmed by email hackers.

Gmail’s Confidential Mode gives you peace of mind by letting you set expiration dates on an email so that access is revoked just like a disappearing Snapchat. You can  [Read More…]

Google is sending warnings about SwiftKey’s access to Gmail

What you need to know Some users received a warning from Google regarding SwiftKey’s access to Gmail. The warning is likely related to upcoming API changes that limit third-party access. The warning mentions a deadline for SwiftKey to comply with data policy requirements.

Some users of SwiftKey, Microsoft’s AI keyboard, have received warning emails from Google regarding SwiftKey’s access to Gmail. Google is changing its APIs regarding access to user data within Gmail, and there’s a good chance  [Read More…]

Of course Google tracks your purchase history using Gmail

Yes Google collects purchase data, because it always has, and that’s not all it collects.

CNBC seems to think it’s breaking some sort of news in pointing out the fact that Google uses Gmail to track your online purchase history. The revelation comes from seeing a (relatively) new Google Account page that lets you view every purchase that Google has stored, which rightfully bothers some who didn’t realize this was something Google was collecting; or, at least  [Read More…]

Google Pay now automatically imports special offers from Gmail

Storing your special offers has never been easier

Google Pay has had the ability to store loyalty cards, coupons, and offers for some time now. However, if you’re anything like me, you never remember to manually add these. Thanks to Google, these savings will no longer escape you, because Google Pay now has the ability to copy them over automatically directly from your Gmail account.

It does take a tiny bit of effort on your part to  [Read More…]

Gmail, YouTube, and other Google services are experiencing an outage

Several Google services are impacted as users are unable to access Gmail, YouTube, Drive, and Play Music.

If you’re unable to send emails in Gmail or upload files to Drive, you’re not alone. Google seems to be experiencing an outage that is affecting several of its services, with the issue affecting customers across the U.S., Canada, Japan, Malaysia and Australia. According to Down Detector, Gmail and YouTube started seeing disruptions at 10PM ET on March 12.

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Google just unveiled the most anti-dark mode Gmail interface ever

That is a really, really white app.

It’s hard to believe we’re coming up on a year since Google redesigned the Gmail web interface, which was sorely needed at the time. Now the Gmail mobile apps for Android and iOS are getting the same treatment to further synchronize the design and features of the service across all platforms.

Gmail is adding the ‘smart’ features from the desktop, and cleaning up the interface.

With an update arriving in  [Read More…]

Best alternative to Inbox by Gmail

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. There are plenty of email apps available for Android, and now that Inbox is leaving in March 2019, we’re here to help you find your replacement.

In March 2019, Google will shut down Inbox for good. We’ll still be using it until then, but when it comes time to transition to a new email client, your best bet will likely be Gmail. Here’s why.

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You can now undo sent emails for Gmail on Android

One of the most useful features present in Gmail for ages is the ability to undo a sent email. Sometimes this saves you from saying something you shouldn’t have or allows you to add something you forgot. Either way, it can be a real lifesaver when you need it and the Gmail app on Android now has it.

The ability to undo a sent email seems so simple and yet essential, it’s hard to believe it wasn’t implemented earlier. No  [Read More…]