Google brings Gmail's confidential mode to mobile phone users

Google brings Gmail's confidential mode to mobile phone users

Back in May, Google rolled out an update for Gmail that introduced desktop users to "Confidential Mode", and now that feature is coming to the Android version as well.

Gmail has extended its confidential mode, a feature that lets emails self-destruct, as some headline writers put it, to Android and iOS. Following very basic steps, users can mark their emails as confidential, and set a time limit for visibility.

You will then have to choose a passcode which can be an OTP on the recipient's phone number, or you can skip it. But this new Confidential mode can be one such a new tool.

It is worth noting once an email is sent any self-destruct date that was chosen can not be altered. This mode allows a user to send sensitive and private messages in a secured manner.

Recently, Google's Gmail got a new redesign which made it look pretty different.

It's a handy tool if you're sending information you're afraid of leaking out, or personal details that recipients should only need access to for a limited amount of time. What do you think of Gmail's new addition?

You want to feel secure sending that disgusting passport photo to someone without the fear that they'll drag it up several years down the line. Recipients who don't use Gmail will get emailed a passcode. Google added the feature recently in all Android applications.

Now you can compose the email and send it.

Gmail's confidential mode is an interesting feature for email that provides low-level protection for your messages. Though, the Gmail app hasn't received any new tools yet.

Gmail Confidential Mode: What Is It For?

SMS-based pass codes are the only option if your recipient is using a Gmail account, recipients using another email service can receive either SMS or email pass codes.

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