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New Gmail: 5 features you need to know about

New Gmail: 5 features you need to know about

Earlier today, Google announced and detailed a new redesign for Gmail. While we originally thought this redesign would solely focus on the web implementation of Gmail, it turns out that there are also some new features coming to mobile as well. In short: This redesign looks to be a massive one, with a lot of new features centered around security and ease-of-use. While all of them are important in one way or another, here are five features in particular worth knowing about.

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How to get the new Gmail update

How to get the new Gmail update

This morning Google released a new version of Gmail and we've taken our first look - now it's your turn. The way to get this newest version of the quintessential Google email experience is quite simple, actually. It involves just a couple of taps (or clicks) of buttons in the standard Gmail interface online.

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Gmail redesign is here and it’s big

Gmail redesign is here and it’s big

Just as the rumors (and Google itself at one point) foretold, Gmail for web is getting a major redesign today. While this redesign brings some Gmail features over from mobile, it does a lot more than just that. Not only that, but Gmail for mobile is also getting a few new features as well, so this redesign doesn't only concern itself with bringing the web version up to speed.

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Gmail spam campaign is a worrying false alarm

Gmail spam campaign is a worrying false alarm

Once simply equated with a canned meat product, "spam" has taken on a different and negative meaning in the modern, computer age. More than just a mere annoyance, however, email spam can also become the vehicle of malware and all the vileness that those bring. For a few excruciating hours, those fears became seemingly real for some Gmail users who thought they've become the victim of email hacking. Fortunately, they were not. The incident does, however, raise new doubts on Gmail's spam filtering capabilities.

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New Gmail Confidential Mode auto-expires and locks emails

New Gmail Confidential Mode auto-expires and locks emails

Gmail's big update on the web won't just be a visual and productivity treat, it'll also apparently be a more secure one courtesy of a new Confidential Mode. The existence of the upcoming refresh was confirmed earlier this week, closely followed by a number of leaks about just what improvements it would include.

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New Gmail redesign: 3 reasons we’re excited

New Gmail redesign: 3 reasons we’re excited

Gmail is, alongside search, one of Google's most popular core services, so it's hardly surprising that there's plenty of interest when it comes in for a redesign. Problem is, while new features can be exciting, there's always the risk that change for its own sake just makes dealing with your crowded inbox even harder. Happily, from the leaks we've seen that's not the case - read on for the three things we're most excited about the new Gmail.

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New Gmail redesign: Your 3 options

New Gmail redesign: Your 3 options

Google announced they'd be updating Gmail this week and today we're having a peek at what that'll mean for the average user. That means you, the SlashGear reader, the person who might well be adversely affected by a major change to your one and only email provider. Don't worry too much - the changes are going to be big, but not so big they'll change the way you do your business. Especially if you choose not to include the bulk of the changes at hand.

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Gmail for web is about to get a redesign

Gmail for web is about to get a redesign

In just a few weeks' time, Gmail for web might look quite a bit different. G Suite users today were alerted to an incoming Gmail redesign that promises to have a few new features in tow. While we don't know what the redesign will look like yet, it has the potential to be pretty big, as the web version of Gmail has looked more or less the same for a while now.

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Gmail Go is the lightweight Android email app you can’t have

Gmail Go is the lightweight Android email app you can’t have

Google has released Gmail Go, a new app for Android that promises more lightweight access to your email. Sitting alongside, rather than outright replacing the default Gmail app available for Android, iOS, and other devices, Gmail Go is the latest in the search giant's line-up of pared-back "Go" edition software.

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Google AMP for Email will probably make Gmail even more annoying

Google AMP for Email will probably make Gmail even more annoying

Your email is about to come a whole lot more interactive - or a whole lot more annoying, depending on how you look at it - with Google baking AMP into Gmail. The new project builds on AMP - or Accelerated Mobile Pages - which have been part of the search giant's push to speed up the mobile web by encouraging publishers to use pared-back, lightweight versions of their normal pages.

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Gmail gets iPhone X support and a big new feature

Gmail gets iPhone X support and a big new feature

Google has finally pushed out a Gmail iOS update that adds support for the iPhone X's beautiful, slightly unusual display. The notch is no longer at odds with the app's interface, which now plays nicely with the "ears" on either side of it. This is the latest of multiple Google app updates that have pushed out iPhone X support, the most recent one before this being Google Maps. iPhone X support isn't the only thing found in this Gmail update, though.

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Gmail add-ons launch to let you do more from your inbox

Gmail add-ons launch to let you do more from your inbox

Back at I/O 2017, Google revealed plans to bring add-ons to Gmail. With that announcement, Gmail add-ons launched into developer preview, and now after a fairly significant testing phase, the feature is entering wide release. In a broad sense, the goal of these add-ons is to increase the number of things you can do from your Gmail inbox without needing to switch apps first.

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