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New Gmail now generally available

15/08/2018

What’s new: We launched an Early Adopter Program (EAP) for the new Gmail in April to help businesses work safer, smarter, and more efficiently. We’re now making the new Gmail generally available so that more businesses can take advantage of its innovative features, like snooze, nudging, offline access, and more.

 

Take advantage of helpful features, like snooze, nudging, offline, and more

 

As announced in April, the new Gmail features a brand-new UI alongside several features designed to help you better manage your email (and your time). For example, in the new Gmail you can:

 

 

Options for moving your users to the new Gmail

 

As a G Suite admin, you can migrate your users to the new Gmail at a pace that makes sense for your organization. Starting now, the following options are available in the Admin console:

 

  • Allow my users access to the new Gmail UI and features after August 21, 2018. Your users will stay on the legacy Gmail experience for four weeks. On August 21st, 2018, they’ll start seeing the option to try the new Gmail. If they don’t choose to opt in by September 18th, 2018, we’ll automatically migrate them to the new experience starting on that date (note that this migration may take a few days). They’ll continue to have the option to opt out of the new experience until October 16th, 2018. Soon after that date, they’ll be automatically transitioned to the new Gmail and lose the ability to opt out. [NOTE: This is the default setting if your organization did not participate in the EAP.]

 

  • Allow my users access to the new Gmail UI and features. Your users can opt in to the new Gmail at any time. If they don’t choose to opt in by September 18th, 2018, we’ll automatically migrate them to the new experience starting on that date (note that this migration may take a few days). They’ll continue to have the option to opt out of the new experience until October 16th, 2018. Soon after that date, they’ll be automatically transitioned to the new Gmail and lose the ability to opt out. [NOTE: This is the default setting if your organization participated in the EAP.]

 

  • Default my users to the new Gmail UI and features. Your users will be transitioned to the new Gmail as soon as you select and save this setting, but they’ll have the ability to opt out until October 16th, 2018. Soon after that date, they’ll be automatically transitioned to the new Gmail and lose the ability to opt out.

 

New Gmail

 

Option to opt out to be removed after October 16th, 2018

 

Soon after October 16th, 2018, any users who’ve opted out of the new Gmail will be automatically migrated to the new experience. They won’t be able to opt out after that date. Users who’ve already transitioned to the new Gmail will lose the ability to opt out as well.

 

A note about Gmail offline and confidential mode settings

 

Gmail offline will continue to have its own Admin console setting. If your organization participated in the new Gmail EAP, your setting for Gmail offline will remain the same. If you didn’t participate in the EAP, Gmail offline will be OFF by default; you’ll need to enable it in the Admin console.

 

Note that confidential mode is not yet available to G Suite; stay tuned for more information on the G Suite Updates blog when it launches to G Suite users.

 

Updated: Gimasys

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