G Suite Users Must Switch to the New Gmail by October

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Then they will have another four weeks to opt out, allowing for a total of 12 weeks to deal with the switch, according to a blog post published by Gmail on Monday.

Google has announced that the redesigned version of Gmail will be available to everyone in July as part of its general availability (GA) launch.

Google's Gmail major rewrite introduces many new, useful features. It all sounds pretty confusing, but the main point is this - even if users can opt out for a bit, the new Gmail will be the standard look by October whether they like it or not, as TechCrunch notes.

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Google is taking its first steps towards phasing out the old Gmail design, replacing it with the modern version that made its debut at the end of April. It also comes with new features such as email snoozing, nudging, and a new security feature called confidential mode, which allows a user to attach an expiry date to a sensitive email or revoke it entirely. Domain owners can choose to migrate everybody or hold off on new Gmail.

Among other visual addition an additional, collapsable side-panel has been added to the right-hand screen of Gmail, integrating Google' G Suite apps in one handy taskbar.

The third option would be the default setting as well. It's going to start doing that next month but initially for G Suite users only. During this time and through August, users will still have the ability to opt out of the update. But we see no reason why normal Gmail users would be excluded. This will open the Google Admin console. If you're interested in checking it out before July's general availability launch, just head over to Gmail on your computer, click Settings in the top right corner, then select "Try the new Gmail".