Tag Archive: Gmail

Gmail for Android and iOS gains summary cards for flights and purchases

When an email shows up for your upcoming flights or purchases, the key info will be much easier to find.

What you need to know Gmail will surface essential details from the message and display it in a card style at the top of the email. For flights, info such as take-off, landing times, and duration will be pulled. The feature is rolling out now to both Android and iOS users.

For many people, Gmail is the  [Read More…]

Gmail integration and a grid layout are rolling out to Google Meet soon

The Gmail integration is rolling out today, while the new layout will go live sometime this month.

What you need to know Google Meet is getting a couple of new features. Starting today, you can join a Meet video call right from Gmail. Later in the month, the platform will roll out a 16-person grid layout for video calls that’s quite similar to Zoom.

As more people work online, demand for enterprise communication and videoconferencing apps has  [Read More…]

A Gmail bug is preventing users from emptying their spam and trash folders

Google is aware of the problem and is working on a fix.

What you need to know Your email might be a bit messier than usual today. The Gmail app on Android is no longer showing the option to clean the spam and trash folders in their entirety. Google has said this is a bug and will hopefully fix the problem soon.

The Gmail app on Android is acting up a bit, as reported by the folks  [Read More…]

Gboard will take a page from Gmail, and complete your sentences for you

It works like Smart Compose on Gmail.

What you need to know App reverse-engineer Jane Manchun Wong discovered the feature. Gboard will use machine learning to predict the rest of your sentence. The functionality was first introduced in Gmail as Smart Compose.

First introduced on Gmail for the web more than a year ago, Google’s AI-powered tech to read your mind and put your thoughts to (digital) paper is now making its way to the company’s Android  [Read More…]

Gmail joins the dark side, dark theme now rolling out for Android and iOS

It could take up to 15 days to start showing up.

What you need to know Google has announced the dark theme for Gmail is officially rolling out starting September 24. It will be available on both Android and iOS. The rollout is being done on the server-side and could take up to 15 days to show up.

Google has been hard at work updating its core apps with dark themes to support Android 10‘s built-in dark  [Read More…]

7 tricks for using Gmail more effectively on the desktop

In this era of instant messaging, video chat and texting, email is still an important staple. But even the most vigilant users can still get overwhelmed by excessive spam messages, having their account compromised or accidentally sending a note to the wrong person. Here are seven tips for using your Gmail account more effective.

1. Stop hackers by using two-step verification

Make sure no one is sneaking into your account and using your address to send spam messages.  [Read More…]

Dark theme is finally rolling out to Gmail for Android

A server-side update to Gmail for Android is enabling dark mode.

What you need to know Google is rolling out dark theme in Gmail for Android via a server-side update. You’ll be able to choose between three options: Light, Dark, and System default. The update may not be available for everyone just yet.

Google teased a dark theme for Gmail on the Android 10 site, and the update is now rolling out. As noted by several users  [Read More…]

Out of office warnings are rolling out to Gmail and Hangouts Chat

Full rollout is expected by September 16.

What you need to know Out of office warnings are rolling out to G Suite users for Gmail and Hangouts Chat. The warning will show up as a banner informing the sender that the recipient is out, and when they will return. The new feature can be disabled in the Calendar settings if you wish not to share your status with others.

No one likes to come back from vacation  [Read More…]

Gmail gets account-switch gesture and hints at upcoming dark mode

The Gmail widget received a dark theme with this update.

What you need to know Gmail has received the quick-switch gesture to swap between accounts with the latest update. The new gesture allows you to switch between accounts with a swipe up or down over your profile photo. The Gmail widget and splash screen both have gone dark when your system theme is set to night mode.

Recently, Google has been updating some of its apps to  [Read More…]

Gmail AI-based spell check now available for G Suite customers

The smarter autocorrect feature is currently available only in English.

What you need to know Google has started rolling out new spelling and grammar correction capabilities for Gmail. Gmail will now use AI to give you better spell-check suggestions and detect grammar issues. The new feature is expected to become available to all G Suite users in the coming weeks.

After rolling out AI-powered grammar correction capabilities in Google Docs for G Suite users earlier this year,  [Read More…]