How to Use the New Gmail Confidential Mode Feature
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In this article, we are going to guide you How to Use the New Gmail Confidential Mode Feature? At Google I/O Developer Conference 2018, Google surprised all the people by showing some great features in their products. We have seen how Google Assistant makes an appointment in the Salon by placing a call on it own. Let us tell you that most of the features that Google has launched in its own developer conference, depends on artificial intelligence and machine learning.

On the other side, if we look at Gmail, Google has completely changed Gmail’s design. Moreover, In the New Gmail Google has also added some great features. In fact, some of the new features in the New Gmail also works on artificial intelligence. One such feature is Smart Composer. However, we have already written an article about How Smart Compose feature Works?

Here, we are going to talk about a new feature in Gmail which is rollout in latest i.e. Confidential Mode. By using the Confidential Mode feature, any Gmail user can send a self-destruct Confidential Email to a Second Gmail user. In the mail, a user can set a time limit, after which the email will destruct itself. So let’s see How to Use the New Gmail Confidential Mode Feature?

Read also: How to Turn On Gmail Smart Compose Feature?

Guide of How to Use the New Gmail Confidential Mode Feature?

1. Migrate to the New Gmail

To activate the Confidential Mode feature in your Gmail, you first have to migrate to the New Gmail.

2. Compose a New Mail

If you have already migrated to the new Gmail, then Compose a new email.

3. Turn on the Confidential Mode

As soon as you compose a new email, you will see a new icon in the compose panel. We have shown this new icon in the screenshot below. Now you have to click on this new icon.

Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 1
Configuring Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 1

4. Configuring the Two Options

A new panel will open once you click on this new icon. There are only two options in this panel, which you have to take care of.

5. Set the Expiration Period

The first option is to set the expiration period. With the help of this option, you can set a period after which your email will destroy itself. The minimum limit to set the email expiration is 1 day whereas the maximum limit is of 5 years.

Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 3
Configuring Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 3

6. Selecting the Passcode Option

The second option is to send mail with an SMS Passcode or without an SMS Passcode. Here we will tell you How to Send Mail with an SMS Passcode.

Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 2
Configuring Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 2

7. Write the Mail & Send

After selecting the SMS passcode, you can compose the mail completely and click on the Send button.

Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 4
Configuring Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 4

8. Enter the Number Where SMS Passcode will be Sent

Now Gmail will ask you to feed a mobile number where the SMS Passcode will be delivered. Remember, you are sending a Confidential Mail, so give the Private number of the Recipient.

Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 5
Configuring Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 5

Click on the Send mail button after feeding the number.

8. Recipient Clicks on View the Mail Button

As soon as the mail arrives at the recipient Inbox. He/She has to clicks on View the Mail button.

Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 6
Configuring Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 6

9. Recipients Send the Passcode to his/her Mobile Number

Now, the SMS Passcode will be asked. This passcode will be received on the Recipient’s mobile number which the sender has feed earlier.

Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 7
Configuring Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 7

10. Recipient Enters the Passcode

Now the receipt will able to open the mail, only if he/she will enter the SMS Passcode.

Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 8
Configuring Confidential Mode Feature Screenshot 8

Read also: Top 8 Cool New Gmail Web Features

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