The new look is set to become available to web users in the coming weeks after being tested inside Google for the time being. But in addition to these changes, it looks like Google is also planning to add a new feature called Confidential Mode.
Perhaps the biggest change to Gmail will be plugins to other Google apps such as Calendar, which would save users the hassle of clicking back and forth between screens.
Like other services that allow you to send disappearing messages, such as Snapchat and Instagram, Gmail's confidential mode doesn't prevent someone from taking a screenshot or photo of the email.
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'We're working on some major updates to Gmail (they're still in draft phase)', a Google spokesperson told MailOnline. Despite already having add-ons from third-party services, the redesign will soon feature an add-on that integrates the following: Google Tasks, Google Calendar, and Google Keep. The new design includes some subtle elements of Google's Material Design, and a number of new features that were originally introduced for Google's Inbox overhaul of Gmail. Further, the person added, "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". An exact launch date for the feature and whether it will be available for non-Gmail users is unclear at this point. Leaked screenshots reveal what's in store for browser users, including a number of new features that are now only available inside Google's mobile apps.
Google sent an email to G Suite customers to tell them that the company has been working on a brand new version of Gmail for the web.
The app will take up less than 5mb of space on the user's device, and will use minimal data to download.
The company says the tweaks will bring the mobile and desktop version closer together in appearance. Google will host its flagship conference on 8 May, expect more announcements and an official unveiling after the show.