Learn what's new in Gmail

Gmail has a new look for the features you already use, plus new ways to organize your inbox, view upcoming events, and take action on emails. Here are some highlights:

Quickly take action on your messages

Organize emails from your inbox

When you point to messages in your inbox, you can quickly take action without opening them:

Inbox actions

  • Archive Archive
  • Delete Delete
  • Mark as unread Unread or read Read
  • Snooze Snooze

Snooze emails until later

Postpone emails to a future date or time that's more convenient for you. Learn how to snooze emails.

Snooze

Use suggested replies & follow-ups

Quickly reply to emails using phrases that'll show up based on the message you've received. Learn how to use Smart Reply.

 

You might see also old emails at the top of your inbox with a suggestion to reply or follow up. Learn how to show or hide these reminders to follow up

Customize your inbox view

Expand or shrink your inbox 

Change how spacious or compact you want your inbox view. In the top right, click Settings Settingsand then Display density.

Tip: If you choose Default, you'll get a preview of your attachments from your inbox.

Show or hide the menu

To make room for previewing your email, you can expand or shrink your inbox view by clicking Menu Menu.

View Calendar, Tasks, Keep & Add-ons

You can now use Google Calendar, Keep, Tasks, and Add-ons while in Gmail.

Calendar

On the right of your inbox, click these icons:

  • Calendar Calendar: View your daily schedule, click events to edit them, create new events, and jump to upcoming events.
  • Keep Google Keep: Create checklists and take notes.
  • Tasks Tasks logo: Add to-do's and deadlines.
  • Add-ons Add: Get extra Gmail tools to help manage your mail.

Learn how to use Calendar, Keep, Tasks, and Add-ons with Gmail.

Send emails & attachments confidentially

Note: This feature isn't available for GSuite customers at this time.

Turn on Confidential mode to protect sensitive messages and documents. You can now:

  1. Set an expiration date
  2. Require a passcode
  3. Prevent forwarding, downloading, copying, and pasting

Learn more about sending emails & attachments confidentially.

Try the new Gmail

  1. On your computer, go to Gmail.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settingsand then Try the new Gmail.

If you change your mind, you can click Settings Settingsand then Go back to classic Gmail.

Note: If you use Gmail with your work or school account, ask your admin to allow you to get the new Gmail.
 

Send feedback

If you'd like to send feedback about our new look, go to the top right, then click Settings Settingsand then Send feedback.

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